Why HTTPS is in fact faster than HTTP, not slower?

Troy Hunt has released an article about this topic. The live-test compares loading images via HTTPS and HTTP. He shows that HTTPS is loading about 80% faster than HTTP. Read more here: https://www.troyhunt.com/i-wanna-go-fast-https-massive-speed-advantage/

TL;DR - There is an online test site, so you can quickly compare HTTP vs. HTTPS performance by yourself:

https://www.httpvshttps.com/

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