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An HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles (RFC7725)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Mar-01
Document File: 10 page(s) / 9K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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T. Bray: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document specifies a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) status code for use when a server operator has received a legal demand to deny access to a resource or to a set of resources that includes the requested resource.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                           T. Bray Request for Comments: 7725                                    Textuality Category: Standards Track                                  February 2016 ISSN: 2070-1721

              An HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles

Abstract

   This document specifies a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) status    code for use when resource access is denied as a consequence of legal    demands.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7725.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Bray                         Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7725                     HTTP-status-451               February 2016

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    2.  Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    3.  451 Unavailable For Legal Reasons . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    4.  Identifying Blocking Entities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3    5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4    6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4    7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4    Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5    Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5

1.  Introduction

   This document specifies a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) status    code for use when a server operato...