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Metadata spoofing

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 14:50:28 +0100
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20010416144831.03d1c1e0@joy.songbird.com>
To: "Danny Ayers" <danny@panlanka.net>
Cc: "RDF-Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
At 10:48 AM 4/15/01 +0600, Danny Ayers wrote:
>Why should metadata spoofing be an issue? Its practice on the web appears to
>be on the decline, maybe as the pron vendors have started realising that
>targeting is a more efficient sales strategy than pissing people off.

I wish I could believe that.  That certainly doesn't seem to be how the 
spammers think.

Maybe, rather than talk of meadata "spoofing", it would be more 
constructive to contemplate ways of assessing metadata "reliability".

#g


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Graham Klyne
GK@NineByNine.org
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