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RE: Use Case: phishing sites

From: Paul Walsh, Segala <paul@segala.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 11:28:10 -0000
To: <paul@segala.com>, "'Ralph R. Swick'" <swick@w3.org>, <public-xg-wcl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20061218112806.3CA5F1B215A3@postie2.hosting365.ie>

Sorry, [2] should have been http://techcrunch.com/ 

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Walsh, Segala [mailto:paul@segala.com] 
Sent: 18 December 2006 11:27
To: 'Ralph R. Swick'; 'public-xg-wcl@w3.org'
Subject: RE: Use Case: phishing sites

This is something we've had in mind already. Our extension (I'll send a
separate email about this later) will be updated to include a reporting
mechanism so users can report sites they feel spam, phish or make fraudulent

I had dinner with Philip Hallam-Baker where he told me about the ID stuff
going into IE 7 to which I replied "Content Labels could do the very same
thing in a more flexible manner that was much more cost effective" <g>.

Code of conduct for Blogs is another use case. This is something we're
looking into - especially with the recent events [1] at TechCrunch [2].

[1] http://www.web2ireland.org/
[2] http://www.technorati.com/ 


-----Original Message-----
From: public-xg-wcl-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-wcl-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Ralph R. Swick
Sent: 15 December 2006 17:05
To: public-xg-wcl@w3.org
Subject: Use Case: phishing sites

Dan Connolly noted another use case of the consumer protection
variety: describing sites that are believed to be phishing sites and
presenting notice to a user.

Firefox implements a form of this:

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