Different strategies of monetization require the content owners to protect their property from the illegal copying and distribution. CDN has the ability to use SSL certificates for protection of distributed content. HTTPs has the same wide abilities of content delivery as HTTP, only by using the secured protocol for file transfer, and this gives the additional protection to your content.
In this case SSL may be used to protect your video streams, static files, gaming files and so on. There are a lot of benefits from using such method to protect your files:
- your content won’t be stolen or intercepted;
- the income will become greater because of the stop of illegal distribution of content;
- the personal information of your users will be protected.