Newzbin2 blocking order, questions over SSL etc

Francis Davey fjmd1a at
Thu Oct 27 10:23:32 BST 2011

2011/10/27 Clive D.W. Feather <clive at>:
> James Firth said:
>> So, what if Newzbin2 go HTTPS/SSL? Surely Cleanfeed can't match a URL from
>> an encrypted HTTP GET request?
> To the best of my knowledge (which was pretty comprehensive but may now be
> out of date) BT's system only looks at HTTP, not HTTPS.

That seems to be what Richard Clayton thought:

Though as he's on this list, I imagine he might have a view.

Francis Davey

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