Re: [TLS] padding

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Tue, 25 August 2015 00:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] padding
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On 24 August 2015 at 16:30, Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>; wrote:
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> On 25/08/15 00:22, Tom Ritter wrote:
>> it would be _amazing_ if browser vendors enabled
>> browser extension authors to choose the padding strategy for
>> individual origins.  Then we can crowdsource the effort.
>
> Excellent idea!

I believe that this would be possible, but you would have to enumerate
what information you might want to have available.  At the TLS layer,
we've lost a lot of the context.  You might be better off with
HTTP(/2) layer padding.

The