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Voluntary Application Server Identification for Web Push

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Martin Thomson , Peter Beverloo
Last updated 2016-08-03 (Latest revision 2016-01-31)
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An application server can voluntarily identify itself to a push service using the described technique. This identification information can be used by the push service to attribute requests that are made by the same application server to a single entity. This can used to reduce the secrecy for push subscription URLs by being able to restrict subscriptions to a specific application server. An application server is further able include additional information the operator of a push service can use to contact the operator of the application server.


Martin Thomson
Peter Beverloo

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