Re: How HTTP 2.0 mandatory security will actually reduce my personal security

No objection, but in Vancouver, there seemed to be quite a few voices
saying that trying for opportunistic encryption, even of http:-scheme
connections, was a good idea if technically achievable. I’d certainly be in

On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 11:32 PM, Roberto Peon <> wrote:

> For 1,2: How is this not orthogonal to the rest of the discussion?
> For 3: I'm assuming you mean because the data is encrypted. You can MITM
> this.
> Just to be sure we're all on the same page here (because it seems that
> we're not):.
>   As I understand it, the proposal is:
>     For web activity on the "open internet", if the scheme is https,
> attempt to use http/2 over an encrypted, authenticated channel.
>     For web activity on the "open internet", if the scheme is http, use
> http/1 over an unencrypted, plaintext channel.
>     For activity on a private network: use any combination of
> {authenticated, unauthenticated}{encrypted, unencrypted}{http2,http1} you
> desire.
> Is there an objection to this?
> -=R
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 11:16 PM, Nicolas Mailhot <
>> wrote:
>> Le Ven 15 novembre 2013 07:57, Roberto Peon a écrit :
>> > What is your threat model?
>> The threat model is
>> 1. developer that makes information leak trough incompetence, laziness,
>> sloppiness or greed (cf all the info your average android app wants to
>> access)
>> 2. attacker that does not need to penetrate target anymore can just
>> collect the leaked info at endpoints (see also: Snowden)
>> 3. protocol that prevents anyone doing anything about it by default
>> --
>> Nicolas Mailhot

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