Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#6848 closed defect (fixed)

The Cloudfront rule breaks Amazon's Look Inside the Book

Reported by: pde Owned by: pde
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: HTTPS Everywhere/EFF-HTTPS Everywhere Version:
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: tom.yergeau@…, john_hevner@…, schoen Actual Points:
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A couple of people have reported that when HTTPS Everywhere is enabled, many or all books cease to be readable with Amazon's look inside the book feature. This is due to the Cloudfront ruleset.

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comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by pde

Cc: schoen added

One example of the requests that are failing, when trying to look inside this book:

Is that requests like this one:

Are returning 403 forbidden errors.

For me, looking at two different books still seems to hit that same domain on cloudfront. If others can confirm the same thing, we could just exclude all of

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by pde

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

This is fixed in 2.2.3 stable (although not in Firefox development releases, yet)

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by jph6ttor

Confirmed. Looks to be fixed. Thank you!

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