Re: Just what is a certified log? and who certifies it?

From: Jim Pitkow (
Date: Thu, Apr 22 1999

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 23:24:26 PDT
To: "Brodsky, Lloyd" <>, "''" <>
From: Jim Pitkow <>
Message-Id: <99Apr21.232658pdt."362382">
Subject: Re: Just what is a certified log? and who certifies it?

Hi Llyod,
   The goal is for the repository to do the certification.  While the
entities you mention are certainly involved in similar type work, their
focus is different than the WCA, which is why we are defining a new set of
requirements. Hope this helps.

Thanks for the input.Jim.

At 02:27 PM 4/20/99 , Brodsky, Lloyd wrote:
>Forgive me if this is a well-understood term in your domain, but it's not in
>mine. A certified log could range from anything from a third party trusted
>logging service to the interactive division of Audit Bureau of Circulations
>(at least one of our operating units is certified by them) to a mere
>assertion that your logs were kept in accordance with yet-to-be-established
>WCA or the already-existent CASIE measurement principles. 
>Lloyd Brodsky, Senior Researcher 
>Thomson Labs, Office of the Chief Technology Officer
>The Thomson Corporation
>1375 Piccard Drive
>Rockville, MD 20850
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