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

Anurag gnurag at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 13:23:58 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?


The authorities shouldn't ban arbitrary ports. With Net Neutrality
implemented in India, the authorities can't shape the internet this way.


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