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Re: Draft finding - "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS"

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:01:57 +0100
Message-ID: <CAMQvoCkB2ote186vi66wt7a-EyaGaWfWpP5ADkGKH8BQm5ph4Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: chaals@yandex-team.ru
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@hsivonen.fi>, Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Public TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 2:18 PM,  <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
> 20.01.2015, 15:44, "Philip Jägenstedt" <philipj@opera.com>:
>> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:28 PM,  <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
>>>  19.01.2015, 15:01, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@annevk.nl>:
>>>>  and if anything we should move towards making it impossible to connect to such sites.
>>>  I'd prefer you don't interfere with my decisions about what I want to look at and read. That is a whole step beyond suggesting to me that I might not be getting what I asked for.
>>>
>>>  The latter is, when done right, a useful service. The former is censorship, and while I support the right of the society I live in to decide that some things should not be made available, I find it highly inappropriate that a browser vendor would take it into their hands to make such decisions.
>>
>> Do you find it inappropriate that the Yandex Browser is currently
>> unable to connect to https://crypto.cat/ and https://tv.eurosport.com/
>> (demo site) with no apparent option for ignoring the problem?
>
> Yes, of course, Did you file a bug, or should I?

I did not file a bug as I don't think it seems like a good idea to be
able to click through all certificate errors. You can do what you like
with your own browser, of course.

Philip
Received on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 15:02:26 UTC

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