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From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 16:11:38 +1000
Cc: Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>
Message-Id: <1B74F7DA-3AB5-44E2-ABB6-0EB103BFF4DB@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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FYI. There was an old discussion about this on the HTTP list, starting at <http://www.w3.org/mid/76F49FF4-54D7-4917-85A3-A0D648E57C7E@mnot.net>, and I think it's time to do something about it.
  
Feedback appreciated. My intent is to engage with folks who are using captive portals (have already made some small headway there) and register a new status code if a) feedback here and there is good and b) they indicate willingness to implement.

Cheers,



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> Subject: I-D Action:draft-nottingham-http-portal-00.txt 
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> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
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> 	Title           : Considerations for Captive Portals in HTTP
> 	Author(s)       : M. Nottingham
> 	Filename        : draft-nottingham-http-portal-00.txt
> 	Pages           : 6
> 	Date            : 2010-08-04
> 
> "Captive portals" are a commonly-deployed means of obtaining access
> credentials and/or payment for a network.  This memo discusses issues
> of their use for HTTP applications, and proposes one possible
> mitigation strategy.
> 
> This memo should be discussed on the ietf-http-wg@w3.org mailing
> list, although it is not a work item of the HTTPbis WG.
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