On Nov 7 Scott Deshaies was purported to have written:
> The first was the CEO of Netscape saying something to the effect that
> "..we know how many people are using our browsers because every time
> you access a site, a message is set to one of our servers telling us
> what version you have, if it's a trial beta or registered, etc".
> I havent had a chance to run a packet trace on it yet, but does anyone
> know if this is true?
I have run packet traces on my connections and haven't yet seen any of
these "messages", but I certinaly may have missed it! A packet is not
sent at the start of every connection. It may be sent at some random
time after the initiation of a connection or only once per day.