[ILUG-BOM] Should http be banned or blocked?

Kushal Das kushaldas at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 17:11:25 IST 2018


On Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 2:32 PM Rony Bill <gnulinuxist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Aug 7, 2018, 1:49 PM Anurag <gnurag at gmail.com> wrote
>
> >
> > > Dear Friends,
> > >
> > > With http being insecure and a magnet for injected ads, shouldn't the
> > http
> > > protocol be completely banned or blocked internationally and nationally
> > and
> > > https be the norm?
> >
> >
> > http will probably live till the http clients support it. I guess it will
> > die a slow death like telnet did.
> >
>
> Can't the authorities ban it, like port 25 was blocked for smtp?
>
Dictators can and do block everything. This is where projects like
https://torproject.org comes handy to access an open web.

Kushal
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