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Anonymity profile for DHCP clients

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Christian Huitema , Tomek Mrugalski , Suresh Krishnan
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2015-04-07)
Replaced by draft-ietf-dhc-anonymity-profile
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dhc-anonymity-profile
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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Some DHCP options carry unique identifiers. These identifiers can enable device tracking even if the device administrator takes care of randomizing other potential identifications like link-layer addresses or IPv6 addresses. The anonymity profile is designed for clients that wish to remain anonymous to the visited network. The profile provides guidelines on the composition of DHCP or DHCPv6 requests, designed to minimize disclosure of identifying information. This draft updates RFC4361.


Christian Huitema
Tomek Mrugalski
Suresh Krishnan

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