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        RFC 2246:

        Title:	    The TLS Protocol Version 1.0
	Author(s):  T. Dierks, C. Allen
	Status:     Proposed Standard
	Date:       January 1999
	Pages:      79
        Characters: 170401
        Updates/Obsoletes/See Also: None    
        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-protocol-06.txt


This document specifies Version 1.0 of the Transport Layer Security
(TLS) protocol. The TLS protocol provides communications privacy
over the Internet. The protocol allows client/server applications to
communicate in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping,
tampering, or message forgery.

This document is product of the Transport Layer Security Working Group
of th IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
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