'This document describes HTCPCP, a protocol for controlling, monitoring, and diagnosing coffee pots. It permits the full request and responses necessary to control all devices capable of making the popular caffeinated hot beverages. It is based on HTTP, with the addition of a few new methods, header fields, and return codes.' Uses port 80.

Concerned about security? 'Unmoderated access to unprotected coffee pots from Internet users may lead to several kinds of "denial of coffee service" attacks. The improper use of filtration devices may admit trojan grounds. Filtration is not a good virus protection method.'