[ih] Funny how things work out

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Mon Feb 1 13:20:59 PST 2021


On 2/1/2021 1:06 PM, Carsten Bormann via Internet-history wrote:
> Users are supposed to look at their browsers’ address lines and verify that they are talking to the right site before they give up their credit card numbers, passwords etc.  Browsers have started supporting this by hiding any other part of the URI to various levels (greying out, completely hiding).


Except, of course, that expectation on end-user behavior has been 
solidly demonstrated to be inappropriate.

d/

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Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking
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