Fed Bill Would Restrict Web Server Logs

David Hubbard dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Tue Feb 14 16:16:58 UTC 2006

From: Andy Davidson
> Speaking with my e-commerce vendor hat on, server logs (apache, mail, 
> application audit logs) and other information about visitors 
> (especially those who have conducted a purchase transaction with
> us, or signed up to our newsletter) never stop having a business
> purpose - it's called referential integrity.
> We want to use them to track the behaviour fraudulent users 
> for example.

Anyone who runs mailing lists has to keep that info to be
able to prove how and when someone opted in.


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