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Shopping With Your Cell Phone

  Posted on Friday June 16, @10:11PM Pacific
Net Devices The Vision: Embed minuscule scanners into high-tech mobile devices, and billions of sophisticated bar codes on ads in publications, and then distribute millions of the mobile devices to customers.

The Hope: People use these gadgets to scan the bar codes of a product they want and purchase it instantly.

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    Re: Shopping With Your Cell Phone

    by martin on Thursday June 22, @09:53AM
    hmm look at the web site..56 bit encryption signed by Verisign in South Africa (the company is based in Califonia).

    Netcraft probes report IIS on FreeBSD...

    all very 'interesting'. Either they are trying to be clever and foil the script kiddies or somethings afoot.
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    • Re: Shopping With Your Cell Phone

      by David Rubin on Thursday June 22, @05:16PM
      martin,

      Sounds very interesting, but I know not what site you're referring to.

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      by The Brotherly Behemoth on Saturday June 24, @12:42AM
      I don't know which site you are talking about, but the "Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA" is standard for Verisign certs (or was before they merged with Thawte). I haven't a clue why.

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