[Standards] Any protocol to request encrypted connections?
stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Feb 6 16:03:10 UTC 2007
Richard Dobson wrote:
>> Sure. So you want a kind of traceroute protocol that enables any
>> entity in the path to know that the entire path is channel-encrypted.
>> We've talked about such a thing many times, but haven't developed it
>> yet. Maybe now is the time to work on it...
> Although you are relying on the servers along the route not being
> compromised or otherwise bad and telling you the connections are
> encrypted when they arn't, so it shouldn't be relied on 100%, unless
> someone can think of a way around that?
Ay, there's the rub.
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