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Re: Pervasive encryption: Pro and contra

From: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 10:03:21 -0600
Message-ID: <CACuKZqGexydXUMN1trbK91p+UapR_N_fSz5F86E2_rP3Hj7deg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>
Cc: Robert Collins <robertc@squid-cache.org>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
You are right. I used an inappropriate word, you spotted it and my
whole argument collapses.

So, what are we going to tell people about the security of HTTP/2.0?

On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Stephen Farrell
<stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> wrote:
> On 11/17/2013 03:54 PM, Zhong Yu wrote:
>> Is HTTP/2.0 going to promise people that their conversations are now
>> unbreakable?
> Terms like unbreakable are irrelevant here. Anyone who makes any
> such claim, or uses any such claim to argue anything, is talking
> nonsense from a security point of view.
> Neither the opponents of, nor proponents for, more use of TLS
> gain anything with such bogus arguments.
> S.
Received on Sunday, 17 November 2013 16:03:48 UTC

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