NTP Client Data Minimization

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (ntp WG)
Authors Daniel Franke  , Aanchal Malhotra 
Last updated 2017-05-25 (latest revision 2017-03-27)
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This memo proposes backward-compatible updates to the Network Time Protocol to strip unnecessary identifying information from client requests and to improve resilience against blind spoofing of unauthenticated server responses.


Daniel Franke (dafranke@akamai.com)
Aanchal Malhotra (aanchal4@bu.edu)

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