1994-08-20 - e$: buyinfo, internet commerce, and GMU

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From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1994-08-20 21:53:41 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 20 Aug 94 14:53:41 PDT

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From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
Date: Sat, 20 Aug 94 14:53:41 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: e$: buyinfo, internet commerce, and GMU
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At  1:41 PM 8/20/94 -0400, Pat Farrell wrote:
>There is another Professor Denning who is chair of a CS department
>in the Washington DC area. Here is a position paper that was
>published in a packet distributed at the 1992 Computers, Freedom, and
>Privacy conference (CFP-2) Washington DC.


>Department of Computer Science    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

There are some people from GMU ("Coalition for Electronic Markets;
George Mason Program on Social and Organizational Learning") talking about
superdistribution schemes (one put an article in the new Wired) and
internet commerce on the new (?) www-buyinfo list I just started watching.

The buyinfo folks seem to be reserecting the discussions which used to take
place on the imp-interest list, which has pretty much croaked.  They are
talking on buyinfo about secure mosaic, digital signatures, digital cash,

I think the list is driven by majordomo and its address is:


If anyone has comments on this bunch, it may be interesting to hear them here.

Bob Hettinga

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