A New HTTP Status Code for Reporting Legal Obstacles

You may be seeing a new status code in your browser soon. There are, among many others, 404 for file not found, 403 for forbidden, and now, possibly, 451. “Today, the IESG approved publication of ‘An HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles’. It’ll be an RFC after some work by the RFC Editor and a few more process bits, but effectively you can start using it now.”

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