What is DOMAIN FRONTING? What does DOMAIN FRONTING mean? DOMAIN FRONTING meaning & explanation

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What is DOMAIN FRONTING? What does DOMAIN FRONTING mean? DOMAIN FRONTING meaning - DOMAIN FRONTING definition - DOMAIN FRONTING explanation.

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Domain fronting is a technique that circumvents Internet censorship by hiding the true endpoint of a connection. Working in the application layer, domain fronting allows a user to connect to a blocked service over HTTPS, while appearing to communicate with an entirely different site.

The technique works by using different domain names at different layers of communication. The domain name of an innocuous site is used to initialize the connection. This domain name is exposed to the censor in clear-text as part of the DNS request and the TLS Server Name Indication. The domain name of the actual, blocked endpoint is only communicated after the ...

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