We'll begin requiring servers on a user's machine (127.0.0.1) or intranet (as defined by RFC1918) to explicitly opt-in to connections originating from the public internet. Hopefully, this will mitigate the risks associated with unintentional exposure of devices and servers on a client’s internal network to the web at large.

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Last updated on 2021-06-21