Security Considerations for WebRTC

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Security Considerations for WebRTC' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-rtcweb-security-12.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Security Considerations for WebRTC'
  (draft-ietf-rtcweb-security-12.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Real-Time Communication in WEB-browsers
Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Adam Roach, Alexey Melnikov and Barry Leiba.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

This document describes the security considerations for WebRTC.  This draft is bound standards track because it includes all of the WebRTC security considerations and will referred to from all WebRTC WG drafts.

Working Group Summary

This draft has been discussed on the mailing list and at numerous RTCweb f2f meetings.  It’s been amended numerous times based on WG feedback and it reflects the WG consensus.

Document Quality

WebRTC, including its underlying security and privacy model, has been implemented by all major web browsers.


Sean Turner is the Shepherd.
Adam Roach is the responsible AD.