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RFC 8164 on Opportunistic Security for HTTP/2

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        RFC 8164

        Title:      Opportunistic Security for HTTP/2 
        Author:     M. Nottingham, 
                    M. Thomson
        Status:     Experimental
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       May 2017
        Mailbox:    mnot@mnot.net, 
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 19620
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-httpbis-http2-encryption-11.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8164

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8164

This document describes how "http" URIs can be accessed using
Transport Layer Security (TLS) and HTTP/2 to mitigate pervasive
monitoring attacks.  This mechanism not a replacement for "https"
URIs; it is vulnerable to active attacks.

This document is a product of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis Working Group of the IETF.

EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
Internet community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any
kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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