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Re: I revised the pro/contra document

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:07:21 -0800
Message-ID: <CAHBU6iv5sUW6VpXUbZXmfnM_jvCBAgrGmdjwU8nCUfoL216JeQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>
Cc: Alexandre Anzala-Yamajako <anzalaya@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I’m just enumerating the arguments that have been expressed a critical-mass
number of times on-list.  I personally think the notion that you don’t need
to encrypt media files is completely wrong, but it has been repeatedly
asserted.


On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 1:42 PM, Mike Bishop
<Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>wrote:

> Media files often have DRM, which provides encryption at the content
> layer; it's potentially a waste of resources to re-encrypt content that's
> already encrypted.  The printers being discussed are intra-home, and care
> more about ease of setup than providing confidentiality across a
> fully-controlled network.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alexandre Anzala-Yamajako [mailto:anzalaya@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, November 23, 2013 1:27 PM
> To: Tim Bray
> Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: I revised the pro/contra document
>
> I am sorry if these points were discussed before but i don't get why tls
> isn't appropriate for media files or why we shouldn't secure our
> connections to printers ?
>
> Cheers
>
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