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Re: [Captive-portals] Feedback requested: Charter text.



On 07/09/2015 10:16 AM, Warren Kumari wrote:
...
> I think that much of the work / output will be a protocol for users /
> clients to better interact with the CP.
> I'd like to arrive at my hotel, and have my machine know that I'm
> behind a CP and seamlessly present me with a "Welcome to hotel X,
> please pay $19.99 for 24h of access" - at the moment this doesn't work
> very reliably.
> I'd like to purchase 24 hours of access, and then after 23hour 45
> minutes have my machine tell me that I'm running low and allow me to
> purchase some more.
> I'd like to not have iTunes / my MUA present me with 27 different
> popups, all telling me that the cert for <foo> doesn't match what was
> expected.
> I'd like this all to Just Work(tm)

I'd like to be able to use a minimal UA designed and sandboxed for the
sole purpose of responding to CapPorts, if I don't want to entrust my
usual browser with anything except a (secure|tunnelled|VPNd|Tor)
connection.

[See
https://blog.torproject.org/blog/preliminary-analysis-hacking-teams-slides
]

--Wendy


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