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Re: agenda/charter brainstorming

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:15:46 +0000
To: Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>
cc: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <1441.1403723746@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <BB59613D-C1B8-403E-BC3C-A4971752751F@gmail.com>, Yoav Nir writes:

>>> As makers of middle-boxes, we're just along for the ride. Unless 
>>> Facebook/the bank/the bloggers/the dog-food over the Internet people 
>>> want a new session management scheme, [...]
>> Don't forget:  /legislatures
>Nope. They're not posting on the list or coming to the meetings either.

That's exactly the snobby attitude which lead directly to NSA's
Global War on Privacy, and if we keep it up, it won't be long before
countries start to implement mandatory key-escrow and other shit
which eliminates privacy in toto.

Until IETF can muster an army, it pays to be ahead of the legislatures
so they don't need to do something stupid later on.

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