Re: Observations on (non-technical) changes affecting IETF operations

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Mon, 07 March 2016 15:56 UTC

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>> I think the IETF could (and should) make substantial contributions
>> in this area.  But if we're going to do so, we need to dive in now.
> 
> Can you be more specific? (Bearing in mind that we're not the Internet
> police and nor are we the "crap small device" police;-)

make it really easy for widget makers to make reasonably secured
widgets by designing protocols and supporting crypto which is easy to
implement and deploy [0].  then, as the social and legal pressures
build, they have a path and no excuse.

randy

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[0] oh, and end world hunger too