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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] ISPs that block port 80

From: Thomas HARDING
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] ISPs that block port 80
Date: Fri, 5 May 2017 17:17:05 +0200
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That's obviously stupid, as any malware deposit on any location would provide same effect.

No MIM is needed, that's as exactly as Threatened(trusted) Computing.

Le 01/05/2017 à 20:39, Kees Epema a écrit :
In my opinion there are other solutions for ISP's to prevent malware/viruses 
than blocking port 80.
Maybe these ISP's only support https on 443? Regarding privacy concerns over 
unencrypted protocols like port 80, that seems to me no bad policy.

One of the main reason for existence of ISP's is to support http and https 

On Mon, 1 May 2017 13:33:48 -0400
Steven Sullam <> wrote:

What are people's opinions on this? ISPs block 80 on consumer internet
connections purportedly to prevent the spread of malware and viruses. I
think it is in infringement on free speech. I have had ISPs in Hawaii
and Missouri where this isn't done and you are free to run your web
Steven is in reason here:
server on port 80.  I am aware that the current chairman of the FCC is
against the open internet, so I am swimming against the tide. :D

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