[whatwg] Dealing with UI redress vulnerabilities inherent to the current web
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Sat Sep 27 08:52:25 PDT 2008
If you set up a mirror with the same host name as the content provider has,
you will probably get sued for identity theft, cybersquatting, forgery or
From: Elliotte Harold [mailto:elharo at metalab.unc.edu]
Sent: Saturday, September 27, 2008 3:22 PM
To: Kristof Zelechovski
Cc: 'WHAT WG List'
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Dealing with UI redress vulnerabilities inherent to
the current web
Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> In order to store guest media:
> 1. The mirror host would need a broadcasting licence.
> 2. The mirror host would have to support the encoder (if it supports
> resolution adjustment).
> 3. If it is Flash, the player might refuse to play if loaded from a
> different URL than expected.
I don't mean mirrors with different host names. I mean mirrors with the
same hostnames, exacltly as is done today for high volume web sites.
www.yahoo.com is not just one box after all.
Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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