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This bot is responsible for the conversion of HTTP external links to HTTPS for compatible websites. The migration to HTTPS is for security purposes, as it helps protect data integrity and user privacy.
Here's an article from Google Developers' writer Kayce Basques further explaining Why HTTPS Matters.