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

Anurag gnurag at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 16:22:41 IST 2018


On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 2:20 PM Rony Bill <gnulinuxist at gmail.com> wrote:

> > 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.
>

I personally use HTTPS Everywhere [0] in the browser that has a switch to
block all unencrypted requests. However, I'm not sure if this is something
that the legislature should regulate.

[0] https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere

Anurag


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