[rfc-dist] RFC 8143 on Using Transport Layer Security (TLS) with Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)

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        RFC 8143

        Title:      Using Transport Layer Security (TLS) 
                    with Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) 
        Author:     J. Elie
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2017
        Mailbox:    julien at trigofacile.com
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 28484
        Updates:    RFC 4642

        I-D Tag:    draft-elie-nntp-tls-recommendations-05.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8143

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8143

This document provides recommendations for improving the security of
the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) when using Transport Layer
Security (TLS).  It modernizes the NNTP usage of TLS to be consistent
with TLS best current practices.  This document updates RFC 4642.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet Standards Track
protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
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