|From: Dwight Koop [Dwight.Koop@Bedouin.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2000 10:35 AM
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Subject: FW: ADR: SUBMISSION / COMMENTS / REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE
Hello, In a message from 3/15 you asked: "We have received your e-mail, but you reference an MS-Word file that did not appear to be attached. Could you resend us your e-mail with the attachment? Thanks."
Sorry, the following is the original message, and now I have included the Word doc as an attachment. Dwight Koop ===========
From: Dwight Koop [mailto:Dwight.Koop@BusinessDelta.com]On Behalf Of Dwight.Koop@Bedouin.com
Subject: ADR: SUBMISSION / COMMENTS / REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE
TO: Office of the Secretary, Federal Trade Commission Kate Rodriguez, International Trade Administration Maneesha Mithal, Federal Trade Commission
RE: "Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Transactions in the Borderless Online Marketplace"
SUBMISSION / COMMENTS / REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE / DOCUMENT SUBMISSION:
Attached is a MSWord(RTF) file that should open in all versions of Word. The file contains a copy of a presentation by Dwight Koop, before the March 9-10 1998, National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST-ATP) Workshop: Defining the Advanced Technology Challenges of the Electronic Commerce Marketplace. Here is a link to the HTML document on the NIST website: http://www.atp.nist.gov/elec-com/sec-pay/koop.htm
COMMENTS: EVIDENCE AND DOCUMENTATION AUDIT TRAILS
The foundation of dispute resolution is the ability to produce clear evidence and documentation audit trails so that multi-message Internet transactions can be adjudicated on the basis of facts. Internet transactions involve many individual messages, that are not ordered by the transport layer as was the case in pre-Internet wire systems. And, digital records do not leave clues to tampering like paper audit trails. The solution is to establish guidelines and standards for linking message sets into self-referential whole transactions, and using crypto signing to verify content. With such a process for establishing clear audit trails, disputes will be faster, easier, and less expensive to adjudicate. Benefits include:
REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE: