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RE: Unverifiable Transactions / Cookie draft

From: Rob Hartill <robh@imdb.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 22:59:29 +0000 (GMT)
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
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On Tue, 18 Mar 1997, Steve Madere wrote:

> Any site that lives off of advertising will soon depend heavily on cookies
> for their whole revenue model.

While I agree with some of what you're saying, this statement isn't
correct. cookies are not a requirement for sites wanting to use
advertising to pay for the service.

Cookies are (currently) useful for advertising models, but they are
certainly not a necessity.

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