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Re: New Version Notification for draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-00.txt

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 07:59:40 +1000
Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <59FD4FD1-43B7-4ED3-9FEE-13F36D0AA140@mnot.net>
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>

On 14/06/2012, at 1:20 AM, Tim Bray wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 3:21 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> 
> If the client retries the request, it might indeed work again -- depending on what network path they're using, etc. That's why all of the intermediation-focused errors are in 5xx.
> 
> Hm?  Surely the expectation would be the opposite; legislative/legal changes typically have timeframes measured in years or at the quickest months.   -T

VPNs. Proxies. Airplanes. Tor.

Living in the non-US* makes it blindingly obvious that geolocation schemes, network border controls, etc. are extremely porous; the Internet works around them.

Cheers,

* Canada doesn't count; /me ducks


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