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Re: Considering the pressure to turn HTTPS into a three-party protocol

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:57:19 -0500
Message-ID: <54E7BBCF.1050608@arcanedomain.com>
To: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>
CC: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>

On 2/20/2015 4:00 PM, Eric J. Bowman wrote:
> With Lenovo and Samsung now caught doing MitM HTTPS ad injection, it's
> time to stop referring to this as an ISP issue.

Right, it's not only an ISP issue. As I recall earlier in this thread an 
example was discussed that was specifically an ISP, so I referred to that. 
It is at least an ISP issue according to reports. As you say, there are 
many other non-ISP MITM stories popping up, such as the Lenovo Superfish, etc.

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