Gemplus Corp. said it has joined the World Wide Web Consortium, a multi-industry group co-sponsored by Massachusetts Institute of Technology that promotes technical interoperability on the Internet.

Gemplus joined because of its belief that smart cards "are a proven component of any Internet security framework," said Michel Roux, head of the French-owned card maker's multimedia business division.

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