Opportunistic Security for HTTP

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (httpbis WG)
Last updated 2015-12-17 (latest revision 2015-06-15)
Replaces draft-nottingham-http2-encryption
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This document describes how "http" URIs can be accessed using Transport Layer Security (TLS) to mitigate pervasive monitoring attacks.


Mark Nottingham (mnot@mnot.net)
Martin Thomson (martin.thomson@gmail.com)

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