Trusted Linker Download Redirection (TLDR)
draft-bennish-httpbis-tldr-00

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Last updated 2015-10-10 (latest revision 2015-04-08)
Replaces draft-bennish-http-tldr
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-bennish-httpbis-tldr-00.txt

Abstract

This document describes an HTTP extension that allows user agents to verify downloaded data. It provides a standardised way for an HTTPS URL (assumed trustworthy) to redirect to a non-HTTPS URL and give the user agent extra information about the resulting output (e.g. a downloaded file.) Once that is retrieved, it can check whether or not the data has been modified since the trustworthy site checked it (e.g. altered during transit or as a result of the destination site having been compromised.)

Authors

Ben Kennish (ben@kennish.net)

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