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Re: BoS: Netscape 2.0b2 allows for invasion of privacy (fwd)

At 8:33 PM 12/8/95, Bill Kuhn wrote:
>Talking of Netscape - this posting prompted me to forward it given the
>security and privacy implications inherent in the problem.
>------- Start of forwarded message -------
>>From: Scott Weston <[email protected]>
>>Subject: Netscape 2.0b2 allows for invasion of privacy
>>Newsgroups: aus.net.announce,comp.privacy
>>Date: Fri, 01 Dec 1995 11:09:06 +1100
>Hi 'Net Dwellers,

"'Net Dwellers" or "Det Weilers"? Hmmhhh....

In any case, this has already come up a couple of times on the Cypherpunks
list, and was even commented upon by Jeff Weinstein of Netscape a couple of
days ago. The bug was fixed in b3.

I really encourage people who are not following the list more carefully to
check the back traffic before posting bug reports.

Forwarding messages is often the culprit in this, as the forwarder simply
assumes we may be interested, but he has himself not been following the

--Tim May

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