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RFC 7687 on Report from the Strengthening the Internet (STRINT) Workshop

The IAB has published RFC 7687: Report from the Strengthening the Internet (STRINT) Workshop.

Abstract: The Strengthening the Internet (STRINT) workshop assembled one hundred participants in London for two days in early 2014 to discuss how the technical community, and in particular the IETF and the W3C, should react to Pervasive Monitoring and more generally how to strengthen the Internet in the face of such attacks.  The discussions covered issues of terminology, the role of user interfaces, classes of mitigation, some specific use cases, transition strategies (including opportunistic encryption), and more.  The workshop ended with a few high-level recommendations, that it is believed could be implemented and could help strengthen the Internet.  This is the report of that workshop.

Note that this document is a report on the proceedings of the workshop.  The views and positions documented in this report are those of the workshop participants and do not necessarily reflect IAB views and positions.

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