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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.

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

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