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Re: PoW (Re: Attack research on HTTP/2 implementations)

From: Paul Vixie <paul@redbarn.org>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 22:43:58 +0000
Message-Id: <CE0M3YCB3N5J.23DXF9783FVLF@family.redbarn.org>
Cc: "Nick Harper" <ietf@nharper.org>, "Erik Nygren" <erik@nygren.org>, "Stephen Farrell" <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>, "Martin Thomson" <mt@lowentropy.net>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: "Erik Aronesty" <erik@q32.com>
On Fri Sep 3, 2021 at 3:53 PM UTC, Erik Aronesty wrote:
> a flexible, intelligent protocol could make it infeasible for an
> attacker to bring down a server, while allowing regular traffic to
> proceed virtually unhindered

i think you should google for "low orbit ion cannon" before you decide.

> but i'm arguing with people who have conflicts of interest, so i'm done.

i want to avoid non-beneficial complexity, but that i have no pecuniary
interests in whether such complexity is present in HTTP or not. but,
perhaps you are lumping me in without warrant.

vixie
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