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Re: Do the Right Thing

At 12:22 PM 12/3/95 -0800, Timothy C. May wrote:
>Netscape, being the dominant browser company, and Microsoft, being the
>dominant OS company, are in special positions to "build in Big Brother."

Bill Gates, after some ducking, weaving, and equivocating, has said
that GAK is a violation of our right to privacy.

Jim Clark has said that GAK is the government benevolently protecting
our privacy.

I hope to see a "clarification" of Clark's position soon, and I am
far from happy with the "clarification" provided by Jeff.

> Netscape is becoming the yellow corn of the Web, and an obvious
> "choke point" for the NSA and its sisters to mandate crypto policies.
> Hence, the role of non-yellow-corn alternatives...)

I recommend Mosaic, much improved in its latest release, and, unlike
Netscape, standards compliant.

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