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Re: Websockets and connections to private IPs and localhost

From: Natasha Rooney <nrooney@gsma.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 03:21:07 +0000
To: Bob Lund <B.Lund@CableLabs.com>, Devdatta Akhawe <dev.akhawe@gmail.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
CC: Kensaku Komatsu <kensaku.komatsu@ntt.com>, Saki Homma <saki.homma@ntt.com>
Message-ID: <D131C0E3.15084%nrooney@gsma.com>
On 3/20/15, 12:13 AM, "Bob Lund" <B.Lund@CableLabs.com> wrote:

>We have an application where a LAN ws server address is passed to page 1
>from internet site A. Page 2 from site A is loaded by a second device on
>the same LAN. The two pages rendezvous at an internet ws server.  Page 2
>is passed the LAN ws server address where page 1 and 2 rendezvous for
>future communication. Sounds like this wouldn't work anymore, which is too
>bad as it's a useful design pattern for in-home multi-screen apps.

FYI there is a bunch of companies in Japan which have this same use case -
copied Ken and Saki who know more about this (original post:


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