Re: announcing: www-buyinfo mailing list

Mark Meaders (
Thu, 11 Aug 1994 03:57:14 +0200

I hope you plan to encrypt the credit card numbers, or in some way protect
users from fraud.

Mark Meaders
Director, IRM
Defense Visual Information School
Ft Meade, Maryland

On Wed, 10 Aug 1994, Dave Kristol wrote:

> C. Farell wrote:
> > On Tue, 9 Aug 1994, Dave Kristol wrote:
> [my announcement of www-buyinfo mailing list]
> >
> > This has already been done. I think it's called CompuServe.
> The difference is that I can't obtain any information from CompuServe
> unless I subscribe in advance. I don't have to subscribe in advance to
> get information from WWW servers. If there were an infrastructure to
> support payment electronically, CompuServe could make its information
> available to everyone via WWW and still get paid for it.
> If building that infrastructure appeals to you, by all means subscribe
> to the www-buyinfo mailing list:
> Send mail to
> Body of message: subscribe www-buyinfo
> Dave Kristol