[CrackMonkey] break privacy

Martin Pool mbp at linuxcare.com
Tue Apr 4 19:41:51 PDT 2000


On Tue, 4 Apr 2000, Mike Goldman wrote:

> > Something I'd like to see with those sites that use GET (*cough*
> > mapquest *cough*) for cut-and-paste-able URLs is packed arguments (to
> > coin a term).  Just take all the arguments, run them through zlib,
> > and that in turn through base64.

Yeah, though of course that can only be done for URLs generated by the
server itself.

> > Possibly useful for bookmarking POST CGIs too.

The body of a POST request can have a Content-Encoding: gzip if it wants
to.

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mbp






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