Richard Stallman Warns About Non-Free Web Apps
Take it with a grain of salt.
RMS intentionally confuses the terms free and open, because in his mind it isn't free until it's open; to him, free means freedom. The classic example is always "free" as in "free beer" vs "free" as in "free speech"; same word, different meaning.
Google's Obfuscated TCP
Interesting; it also has the advantage that with the port number included in the CNAME you could actually run multiple https servers -- something you can't do with port 443 since the cert is sent to the client before the hostname is established.