Will my site’s ranking be hurt if I use HTTPS instead of HTTP?

By design, HTTPS is slower than HTTP. Considering Google’s focus on speed, does that mean that my site will be penalized if I switch to HTTPS? Gary Tamás, Zurich, CH Learn more about making the web faster: code.google.com SPDY: www.chromium.org Performance results of SSL FalseStart: blog.chromium.org Speed as a ranking factor: googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: www.google.com Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and look for an announcement when we take new questions: twitter.com More videos: www.youtube.com Webmaster Central Blog: googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com Webmaster Central: www.google.com