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Re: Pervasive encryption: Pro and contra

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:47:49 +0000
To: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
cc: Robert Collins <robertc@squid-cache.org>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, httpbis mailing list <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <58257.1384724869@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABaLYCt6+MtWjw3mp2fknFvSQGo520=E4K-43FDxDnquKh_QXQ@mail.gmail.com>
, Mike Belshe writes:

>I just want you to realize you are advocating policy as well - you
>believe a POLICY that http should be unencrypted.

Yes, I do belive that.

And I belive that because we have spent almost 20 years teaching
people that if they want encryption they should spell it "https:"
rather than "http:".

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