Signing HTTP Messages
draft-cavage-http-signatures-12

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Last updated 2019-10-21
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-cavage-http-signatures-12.txt

Abstract

When communicating over the Internet using the HTTP protocol, it can be desirable for a server or client to authenticate the sender of a particular message. It can also be desirable to ensure that the message was not tampered with during transit. This document describes a way for servers and clients to simultaneously add authentication and message integrity to HTTP messages by using a digital signature.

Authors

Mark Cavage (mcavage@gmail.com)
Manu Sporny (msporny@digitalbazaar.com)

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