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Re: ACTION-893: ... the security issues triggered by links rewriting.

From: Luca Passani <passani@eunet.no>
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2009 20:12:17 +0100
Message-ID: <4989E891.2000501@eunet.no>
To: Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group WG <public-bpwg@w3.org>

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> - if your Mum doesn't know what she bought, then that is generally not 
> the fault of the people who made it, but the people who sold it to 
> her, or her own fault for not asking (different cultures around the 
> world have a different take on where the balance point of 
> responsibilities lies, but the general notion is pretty common).

discussing where the responsibility lies is certainly an interesting 
discussion, but if fraud happens and the credibility of HTTPS is 
undermined, less regular users will trust using any browser e- and 
m-Commerce. This would be a situation where everyone loses.

Luca
Received on Wednesday, 4 February 2009 19:12:56 UTC

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