HTTPS

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Thu Nov 7 07:21:35 EST 2013


Hi Mark,

If two computers are directly connected with one single cable, then 
there are no other computers on the network.

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On 11/7/2013 12:59, Mark Wilcox wrote:
> OK, so your original remark was flippant? I misread. :)
>
> The need for HTTPS really has nothing to do with proxies or however many servers sit between you and the intended recipient. Even 2 computers on the same local network (directly connected) have all their traffic visible to other computers on that network - it's the nature of almost all the physical link layers we use.
>
>
> ________________________________
>   From: Mark Schonewille <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Thursday, 7 November 2013, 11:47
> Subject: Re: HTTPS
>
>
> Hi Mark,
>
> Of course I have heard of packet sniffers. However, if two people decide
> to make a direct connection between two computers, using one direct
> cable, they might as well ask their friend what is going through the
> cable instead of using a packet sniffer :-)
>
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> Best regards,
>
> Mark Schonewille
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