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Re: [451] #80: Distinguishing intermediaries from origins

From: <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:11:38 +0200 (CEST)
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Message-ID: <1795983998.434950.1440403898080.JavaMail.zimbra@laposte.net>
> For the ISP there would be considerable benefits to making it look
> like origin censorship:  It would reduce help-desk workload, it
> would deflect blame for a controversial practice away from the ISP
> etc.  etc.

That only works if the user considers the signal to be reliable. If one lies about it he won't.

So to actually reduce helpdesk workload an ISP needs to be very clear and clean on who blocks what, because otherwise people will just call the helpdesk by default.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot
Received on Monday, 24 August 2015 08:12:15 UTC

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