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Re: Privacy and its costs (was: Re: Mandatory encryption)

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2012 20:12:26 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHBU6isi0g8EUb3HQtE2-aJb27URNOkerdUuWpiNSPxEBsX01w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 6:44 PM, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com> wrote:

> I don't understand the benefit of encrypting traffic to/from a public
> blog site?    There is no privacy obtained by doing so.
>
> If I can see somebody on my network make a connection to belshe.com,

Um, suppose you observe that I have connected to 204.45.137.222 or
225.173.34.64.   Youíre a bad guy and canít see the content.  What
have you learned about me?  -T
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