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Re: Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-nottingham-http-proxy-problem-01.txt

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:56:24 +0000
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
cc: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <32701.1405446984@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABP7RbeGA3vVzFXrdPVjYBwuLWixs2FaSLecJe6gSCtQ-bK2Qw@mail.gmail.com>, James M Snell wr
ites:

>Regarding the privacy claims specifically, there's
>are a ton of things someone can learn given nothing but the method and
>routing information. Let's not fool ourselves into thinking that even
>the most rudimentary activity information is somehow "safe" from
>disclosure.

My point is that a lot of that information is already leaked by TLS
and by carefully choosing to leak a little more, we may be able to
protect the rest a lot better.


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