Posts Categorized: Context

Innovation, The Internet, Standards And the Arrow of Time – Part II

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                 In Part I I introduced the notion of the ‘causal arrow of time‘ and how innovation moves forward in time with what has come before, always enhancing existing technology and the infrastructure that has come to depend on it, in the least disruptive way. In each case there is always the same outcome, a […]

Why the proposed Do Not Track standard is going to fail – it’s all about Trust

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  As the saying goes “A civilized society cannot function without trust”, ergo it’s also appropriate to extend that premise to the Internet – “A civilized Internet based society cannot function without trust”. So how do we define trust? There’s a great definition to be found on the Web – link – in short: “Trust is […]

iOS 6 and DNT

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Interesting – Apple quietly snuck in Do Not Track inside iOS 6. Here’s how you turn it on. Go to Settings > Safari and then enable Private Browsing. There’s NO indication that DNT is turned on until you check the headers coming from the browser. To do this we set up an echo page that […]

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