Is the W3C illegal? While reading some relatively unrelated things I found a message where djb discussed US requirements for standards bodies. The court ruled that they must “prevent the standard-setting process from being biased by members with economic interests in stifling product competition”. I wonder if you could make an argument about this and Microsoft and XML Schema…

Clark v. W3C, here we come. Somebody call the EFF. ;-)

Meanwhile, why should you trust VeriSign as your Certificate Authority when a US court finds they’ve lied under oath!

posted August 05, 2002 11:34 AM (Politics) #


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