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Re: HTTP/2 and Pervasive Monitoring

From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:19:22 +0200
Message-ID: <53F0496A.9040307@cisco.com>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On 8/15/14, 2:34 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> By by whitening the present HTTP plaintext traffic with TLS, even with
> quite weak cipher-suites, we dramatically increase the cost of the
> postanalysis step, instantly making that filter impossible.

This presumes that the use of weak cipher suites is actually cheaper to
the end points than strong ones.  Is that really the case?

Eliot


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