|VLC uses this protocol (or access module) to read data from a device or network.|
This protocol is handled by the http module.
HTTP or HyperText Transport Protocol is an application network layer developed in the early days of the Internet to transmit HTML and text files. Today it's used for every kind of media, thanks to its flexibility.
HTTPS or HyperText Transport Protocol Secure is HTTP with TLS (encryption) to provide security and privacy.
Usage for HTTP: