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Re: http+aes

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:03:44 +0000
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <61589.1331024624@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <Pine.LNX.4.64.1203060107290.6189@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>, Ian Hick
son writes:
>On Mon, 5 Mar 2012, David Morris wrote:

>A typical use case would be some parents taking a video of their daughter, 
>and uploading it to YouTube marked as a private video (knowledge of the 
>URL is what is required to access it). The grandparents would then be 
>given the URL to the video, so they can see it.

First of:  This is so ridiculous that you almost made me do a spittake.

You expect baby-parents to know about AES keys in hex ?

Gimme a break...

Second, Youtube don't accept contents that doesn't conform to one
of their approved video formats and if the video has too much entropy
(attempted steganography) they will also reject it.

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