Changes between Version 261 and Version 262 of doc/meek


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Apr 18, 2018, 6:36:32 PM (2 years ago)
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Wayback Machine link for FreeFlow paper.

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    221221[http://www.akamai.com Akamai] is a CDN.
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    223 [https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere/atlas/domains/akamaihd.net.html HTTPS Everywhere rule for akamai.net]. I don't know what's so special about the [https://a248.e.akamai.net a248.e.akamai.net] name. For example, [https://a247.e.akamai.net/ a247] and [https://a249.e.akamai.net/ a249] exist, but the certificate they serve is only good for "*.akamaihd.net", "*.akamaihd-staging.net", and "a248.e.akamai.net". [https://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/ratul/akamai/freeflow.pdf This paper] describes the structure of Akamai URLs; some of it is driven by historical use when browsers didn't send Host or SNI.
     223[https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere/atlas/domains/akamaihd.net.html HTTPS Everywhere rule for akamai.net]. I don't know what's so special about the [https://a248.e.akamai.net a248.e.akamai.net] name. For example, [https://a247.e.akamai.net/ a247] and [https://a249.e.akamai.net/ a249] exist, but the certificate they serve is only good for "*.akamaihd.net", "*.akamaihd-staging.net", and "a248.e.akamai.net". [https://web.archive.org/web/20140825080101if_/https://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/ratul/akamai/freeflow.pdf The paper "Fast Internet Content Delivery with FreeFlow"] describes the structure of Akamai URLs; some of it is driven by historical use when browsers didn't send Host or SNI.
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    225225The a248.e.akamai.net name started being blocked (DNS poisoned) in China in late September 2014: https://en.greatfire.org/https/a248.e.akamai.net. (See also https://en.greatfire.org/search/all/akamai.net for all akamai.net domains.)