Confidentiality in the Face of Pervasive Surveillance

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft
Last updated 2017-04-30 (latest revision 2016-10-27)
Stream IAB
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The IAB has published [RFC7624] in response to several revelations of pervasive attack on Internet communications. This document surveys the most plausible mitigations to those threats currently available to the designers of Internet protocols.


Ted Hardie (

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