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

Rony Bill gnulinuxist at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 14:19:58 IST 2018


On Wed, Aug 8, 2018, 1:24 PM Anurag <gnurag at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> --
>

At least the Government can issue advisories or public announcements to
tell the public to switch to https.

Regards,
Rony.

>


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