On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 08:50:57 +1300, Peter Reutemann quoted:
'"FTP is an insecure protocol and there are
to prefer it over HTTPS for downloading resources'
True that. HTTPS is fine for unauthenticated downloads, and you can
even use it for authenticated ones if you want. Alternatively, there’s
SFTP, part of SSH, for doing secure, authenticated uploads and
There was a thing called FTP-over-SSL/TLS. It was extremely fiddly and
troublesome to set up. I never want to see it again.