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Re: NS, Verisign, Firefly proposal [was Re: Revised charter , milestones

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 1997 15:28:53 -0700 (PDT)
To: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.95.970528152440.16179A-100000@shell1.aimnet.com>


On Wed, 28 May 1997, Benjamin Franz wrote:

> On Wed, 28 May 1997, Larry Masinter wrote:
> 
> > I think that marketing has won over in the cookies battle:
> > 
> > >From 5/27/97 SJ Mercury News:
> > 
> > WEB PRIVACY GETS PUSH COMMON FORMAT: NETSCAPE, VERISIGN, FIREFLY TO
> > SUBMIT PLAN THIS WEEK 
> [...]
> 
> What was absolutely amazing was that they managed to publicize a net
> REDUCTION in people's privacy as *protecting* privacy.

Then perhaps you have more hard information on the proposal than I've
seen. The MercNews article (datelined NewYork) was full of buzz words but
nothing to connect them, which I could discern, into a protocol(s).

> 
> -- 
> Benjamin Franz
> "Chocolate ration's have been increased to 10 grams per day."
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 28 May 1997 15:31:19 EDT

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