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Re: Status code for censorship?

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:34:49 +0200
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Cc: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120610203449.GA7570@sources.org>
On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 11:51:21AM -0700,
 James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote 
 a message of 49 lines which said:

> Quite honestly, while 403 would probably work just fine, I think a
> dedicated status code in the 5xx range would make for a better
> approach,

But in the 4xx range, as discussed in the Slashdot article, we have a
much better candidate:

HTTP/1.2 451 This site has been burnt.
Received on Sunday, 10 June 2012 20:38:35 UTC

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