O'Reilly Releases State of Web Commerce Study
Fewer than I percent of the public sites on the World Wide Web are fully able to host secure transactions, according to "The State of Web Commerce," a report released in December at Internet World by O'Reilly & Associates and Netcraft, Ltd. Using Netcraft's proprietary Web query technology, the researchers queried 648,613 publicly visible Web sites, and found only 3,239 SSL-enabled sites that have valid certificates from a trusted third party.
"Despite the huge buzz over the World Wide Web, its commercial potential has not yet been touched," said Dick Peck, O'Reilly's vice president of business development. "That's ironic, since our March 1996 study, `Conducting Business on …
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Publication information: Article title: O'Reilly Releases State of Web Commerce Study. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Information Today. Volume: 14. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 1997. Page number: 43. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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