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Re: Stateful compression of cookies (Re: Delta Compression and UTF-8 Header Values)

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:50:27 +0000
To: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
cc: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8231.1360601427@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <CAK3OfOhcHQy1sosXNuVBS2emYFnY14wNrxs8-O0MkL5c7YJBHA@mail.gmail.com>
, Nico Williams writes:

>As for privacy, encrypted state cookies do not compromise privacy any
>more than random session IDs.

...unless of course, they are used to track your on-line behaviour to
such an degree that the EU finds reason to regulate them ?


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