Explicit Proxying in HTTP - Problem Statement And Goals

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Author Vidya Narayanan 
Last updated 2014-04-24 (latest revision 2013-10-21)
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This document describes the issues with HTTP proxies for TLS protected traffic and motivates the need for explicit proxying capability in HTTP. It also presents the goals that such a solution would need to satisfy and some example solution directions.


Vidya Narayanan (vn@google.com)

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