The IAB has published RFC7624 in response to several revelations of
pervasive attack on Internet communications. This document considers
the implications of protocol designs which associate metadata with
encrypted flows. In particular, it asserts that designs which do so
by explicit actions at the host are preferable to designs in which
middleboxes insert them.
Working Group Summary
This is an AD sponsored informational document.This was discussed at
saag meetings and on the saag list where there was support to publish.
There was some discussion during IETF LC and one person is known
to have concerns remaining. (See )
This documents an anti-pattern so hopefully we will not
see implementations. The draft is short and I think clear.
Stephen Farrell is the responsible AD and did the limited