Re: Proposed Statement on "HTTPS everywhere for the IETF"

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Mon, 01 June 2015 20:35 UTC

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Subject: Re: Proposed Statement on "HTTPS everywhere for the IETF"
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Hiya,

On 01/06/15 21:15, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I think this is reasonable. However, it seems necessary to qualify it
> by pointing out that users of HTTPS remain exposed to traffic analysis
> (e.g. see https://arxiv.org/pdf/1403.0297).

Good point. We can add something to that effect I think.

Cheers,
S.

> 
>     Brian
> 
> On 02/06/2015 04:43, The IESG wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> The IESG are planning to agree an IESG statement on "HTTPS Everywhere
>> for the IETF," please see [1] for the current text.
>>
>> We are seeking community feedback on this and welcome assistance
>> from the community in identifying any cases where a change or
>> additional guidance is needed to put this into effect.
>>
>> The IESG plans to finalise this statement just after IETF-93 in Prague.
>>
>> * Please send general feedback intended for discussion to ietf@ietf.org
>>
>> * Comments about specific issues arising can be sent to iesg@ietf.org
>> or tools-discuss@ietf.org as appropriate (use iesg@ietf.org if not sure)
>>
>> Regards,
>> Terry & Stephen (for the IESG)
>>
>> [1] https://trac.tools.ietf.org/group/iesg/trac/wiki/HttpsEverywhere
>>
>> .
>>
> 
> 
>