[whatwg] meta="encrypt" tag is needed
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 3 13:29:33 PDT 2010
On Thu, 6 May 2010, juuso_html5 at tele3d.net wrote:
> <meta="encrypt" pubkey="ABABAEFEF2626EFEFEF"
> pubtool="EC256-AES|RSA2048-AES" passsalt="no|domainname"
> Please try to fully decrypt the above meta-encrypt tag and *see* how the
> browser-server communication could utilize it. (HINT: browser submits a
> (session specific) 256bit elliptic curve public key to the server inside
> every URI-request AND if the target page has meta-encrypt tag, the
> server uses the browser's elliptic curve key and encrypts the page
> content with that.) It is very simple, doable and STATELESS. And in
> html5 it would eliminate some of the biggest real life security threats
> at the internet. If you *could* learn and instinctly use the above
> meta-encrypt tag then it should be enough simple for actual usage.
What problem is this solving?
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