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Re: Article from The Atlantic on the ad-support internet

From: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:37:50 -0400
Message-ID: <53EE99CE.4030004@oracle.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, public-privacy@w3.org
This is a well-written, thought-provoking article, well worth reading albeit a bit long.
David, please consider forwarding to the AC list and www-tag.

The solution it recommends, fee-for-service, will not solve all the Web's problems but is
certainly worth debating.   Even charging a fraction of a cent for every email you send
would have a major impact on spam.

I wish, though, the article had explored further the parallels with another ad-supported
industry: network TV.

All the best,

On 8/15/2014 4:00 PM, David Singer wrote:
> …that people might find interesting.  Of some relevance to DNT, of course.
> <http://m.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/08/advertising-is-the-internets-original-sin/376041/2/>
> David Singer
> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 15 August 2014 23:38:19 UTC

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