< draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-01.txt   draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-02.txt >
Network Working Group T. Bray Network Working Group T. Bray
Internet-Draft Google Internet-Draft Google
Updates: 2616 (if approved) July 10, 2012 Updates: 2616 (if approved) January 11, 2013
Intended status: Standards Track Intended status: Standards Track
Expires: January 11, 2013 Expires: July 15, 2013
A New HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles A New HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles
draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-01 draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-02
Abstract Abstract
This document specifies an additional Hypertext Transfer Protocol This document specifies an additional Hypertext Transfer Protocol
(HTTP) status code for use when resource access is denied due to (HTTP) status code for use when resource access is denied due to
legal demands. legal demands.
Status of this Memo Status of this Memo
This Internet-Draft is submitted in full conformance with the This Internet-Draft is submitted in full conformance with the
skipping to change at page 1, line 33 skipping to change at page 1, line 33
Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering
Task Force (IETF). Note that other groups may also distribute Task Force (IETF). Note that other groups may also distribute
working documents as Internet-Drafts. The list of current Internet- working documents as Internet-Drafts. The list of current Internet-
Drafts is at http://datatracker.ietf.org/drafts/current/. Drafts is at http://datatracker.ietf.org/drafts/current/.
Internet-Drafts are draft documents valid for a maximum of six months Internet-Drafts are draft documents valid for a maximum of six months
and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any
time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference
material or to cite them other than as "work in progress." material or to cite them other than as "work in progress."
This Internet-Draft will expire on January 11, 2013. This Internet-Draft will expire on July 15, 2013.
Copyright Notice Copyright Notice
Copyright (c) 2012 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the Copyright (c) 2013 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the
document authors. All rights reserved. document authors. All rights reserved.
This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal
Provisions Relating to IETF Documents Provisions Relating to IETF Documents
(http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of
publication of this document. Please review these documents publication of this document. Please review these documents
carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect
to this document. Code Components extracted from this document must to this document. Code Components extracted from this document must
include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of
the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as
skipping to change at page 3, line 35 skipping to change at page 3, line 35
This status code indicates that the server is denying access to the This status code indicates that the server is denying access to the
resource in response to a legal demand. resource in response to a legal demand.
Since such demands typically apply to all operators in a legal Since such demands typically apply to all operators in a legal
jurisdiction, the server in question may or may not be an origin jurisdiction, the server in question may or may not be an origin
server. The demands typically most directly affect the operations of server. The demands typically most directly affect the operations of
ISPs and search engines. ISPs and search engines.
Responses using this status code SHOULD include an explanation, in Responses using this status code SHOULD include an explanation, in
the response body, of the details of the legal demand: which legal the response body, of the details of the legal demand: the party
authority is making it, and what class of resources it applies to. making it, the applicable legislation or regulation, and what classes
For example: of person and resource it applies to. For example:
HTTP/1.1 451 Unavailable For Legal Reasons HTTP/1.1 451 Unavailable For Legal Reasons
Content-Type: text/html Content-Type: text/html
<html> <html>
<head> <head>
<title>Unavailable For Legal Reasons</title> <title>Unavailable For Legal Reasons</title>
</head> </head>
<body> <body>
<h1>Unavailable For Legal Reasons</h1> <h1>Unavailable For Legal Reasons</h1>
 End of changes. 6 change blocks. 
8 lines changed or deleted 8 lines changed or added

This html diff was produced by rfcdiff 1.41. The latest version is available from http://tools.ietf.org/tools/rfcdiff/