[Members] 15% of s2s is now encrypted.

Simon Tennant simon at buddycloud.com
Mon Mar 10 13:53:29 UTC 2014


Well the self selecting set has gone from 2% to 15% which is good!

Interestingly I see the same domains being tested again and again
https://xmpp.net/list.php (which is also good) - this would lead me to
believe that end users are testing the domains that they connect to.

S.

PS: I just self selected dave.cridland.net for you and ran a test.




On 10 March 2014 14:47, Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:

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> On 10 March 2014 13:24, Simon Tennant <simon at buddycloud.com> wrote:
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>> @kev: you are right: sites not traffic.
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> No, sites on IM observatory; that's a mostly self-selecting set, so I
> would assume the figure is substantially higher than the actual figure.
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> One way of putting is is that 15% of the domains on the open internet that
> people who care about security are interested in have deployed solid
> encryption. Which is a bit of a mouthful.
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>> My reading of the stats page is that 15% of sites will drop the
>> connection unless they can successfully STARTTLS with the remote endpoint.
>> I'm presuming the number that offer encryption (but not insist on it) is
>> higher than this.
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>> @thijs - can you tell us how many force it?
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>> S.
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>> On 10 March 2014 14:05, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
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>>> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 1:01 PM, Simon Tennant <simon at buddycloud.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> > In case you hadn't noticed, a significant milestone was passed this
>>> weekend:
>>> > 15% of s2s traffic is now encrypted.
>>>
>>> This is good news, but we should probably be clear that the statistic
>>> is /not/ that 15% of S2S traffic is encrypted. It's that 15% of the
>>> servers the observatory monitors offer encryption for S2S.
>>>
>>> /K
>>>
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