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Re: ACTION-125: use case rework

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 22:27:16 +0100
To: Mary Ellen Zurko <Mary_Ellen_Zurko@notesdev.ibm.com>
Cc: public-wsc-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070208212715.GU13839@raktajino.does-not-exist.org>

On 2007-02-08 16:17:29 -0500, Mary Ellen Zurko wrote:

> > 5. In the advertising leading up to a re-run of the 1970s movie
> > classic "The Sting," Doyle sees an offer for a new-fashioned
> > investment that he can't refuse, offered by a brand that he has
> > heard of before.  He memorizes the URL that is given toward the end
> > of the advertising.  Coming back home, he mis-types the URI at
> > first, corrects a spelling error, and then reaches a web site that
> > matches the investment firm's branding and name.  He's asked for
> > identifying information that he provides.
> > 
> > Destination site:    no prior interaction, known organization
> > Navigation:        typing 
> > Intended interaction:    submission of sensitive information
> > Actual interaction:    sbumission of sensitive information
> > 
> > Variations: The URI that Doyle typed can be correct or not.
> > Orthogonal to this, he can end up on the web site he intended to
> > interact with, or not. 
> I'm unclear on why. If he typed it properly, then the ad before The Sting 
> was a scam? 

Mhhh...  Good question.  Strike that particular sentence; the next
one actually takes care of the question I had meant to cover, i.e.,
"who is the organization behind".

> > Doyle might also have typed a keyword
> > glanced from the movie screen into a search box.

Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>
Received on Thursday, 8 February 2007 21:25:55 GMT

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