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Re: Discussion of Mandatory TLS in HTTP/2.0

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:32:18 +0000
To: Phillip Hallam-Baker <hallam@gmail.com>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <17674.1342708338@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAMm+LwjSOYkJQPayq1btXR5iXLNqBOdgQvsQMAAwhuZSNqQCXw@mail.gmail.com>
, Phillip Hallam-Baker writes:

>My biggest Web security concern is not the risk of passwords being
>intercepted on the wire, its the fact that users have no practical
>alternative to using the same password for the 100+ sites they use
>that demand one.

I have a hard time seeing how that can be solved at the HTTP protocol
level ?

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