IETF RFC 7725 analysis shows data on HR can inform protocol design

Although still ongoing, a group of civil society technologists’ analysis of IETF RFC 7725 at the IETF 99 Hackathon already demonstrates ‘how implementation and data on human rights can inform protocol design.’ The draft implementation report provides extensive comments, including potential negative or positive impacts, in particular considering the significance and use of IETF Status Code 451, so-named in reference to Ray Bradbury’s classic novel Fahrenheit 451