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RFC 7725, "An HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles", February 2016

Source of RFC: httpbis (art)

Errata ID: 5512
Status: Reported
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Curt Self
Date Reported: 2018-10-02

Section 3 says:

Note that in many cases clients can still access the denied resource
by using technical countermeasures such as a VPN or the Tor network.

It should say:

(remove the sentence)


I understand that the status code itself is kind of a joke (Fahrenheit 451), but the sentence above seems to have no place in a technical document. It provides no insight into use cases for either a client or implementing software.

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