Re: In what circumstances is "delayed execution" acceptable on the web?

On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 10:38 AM, Jake Archibald
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> We considered this as the "wikileaks" case. A user who creates a wikileaks
> background sync at home may not want that to fire at work.
> Given that background sync is only available over https, there isn't the
> MITM worry in terms of observing data transmitted, but yeah the destination
> IP could be observed. However, the observer wouldn't be able to reliably
> tell posting to wikileaks apart from the user pressing "w" in their location
> bar, it autocompleting to wikileaks and triggering a preload request.

Can't they tell how much encrypted data was transmitted? And even
ignoring that you can tell it apart from a preload request as visiting also hits at least.


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