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Re: Don't cache things against content providers' wishes. Re: Draft finding - "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS"

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:59:21 -0500 (EST)
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, Public TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1501210458350.18792@wnl.j3.bet>
On Wed, 21 Jan 2015, Mark Nottingham wrote:

>> Should it be illegal for an ISP to inject anything (like javascript) of 
>> any sort into anything (like http: HTML pages) ?
>> Making it illegal doesn't stop the remote outright criminal or the 
>> oppressive regime.  But it stops corporations and institutions, like 
>> ISPs and SNSs and content providers in many countries.  It means that 
>> the incentives tip, can make the system run a whole lot more smoothly, 
>> and we can focus the energy and the technical measures more 
>> effectively.
> It's tempting to suggest something like "Architecture of the World Wide 
> Web vol. 2: Law and the Web."  Is the TAG the right body to work on 
> that?

Which reminds me of the failed attempt at pushing

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