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Re: WHY USING FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, AND TWITTER TO LOG INTO APPS IS A PROBLEM

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 23:22:17 +1000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok3sKYfY2CDGWFW0eFEWcR2LYqRPdm-SUgbSkcKNjWvx_Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Cc: Eric Korb <eric.korb@accreditrust.com>, Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
On 17 June 2015 at 22:51, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 2015-06-17 14:23, Eric Korb wrote:
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>> Interesting article.
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>> http://www.fastcompany.com/3044280/one-more-thing/the-ghosts-of-app-permissions-past
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> http://www.zdnet.com/article/passwords-are-where-the-money-is/


> FIDO is meant to be an alternative to this but I believe it will (in
> practice) only strengthen the power of the Big Three.
> WebID-TLS could have been a credible distributed ID-system but the
> browser-vendors have (unilaterally) decided that cross-origin identities
> are bad although Google's authentication scheme does not only violate the
> cross-origin dogma but also adds content aggregation as icing on the cake.
>
> if only we had a browser company in every jurisdiction around the world...
 simple fact is, we don't.

WebID-TLS has other direct use-cases: ie:
https://www.hbbtv.org/pages/about_hbbtv/specification-2.php

http://www.zdnet.com/article/video-content-consumption-to-drive-australias-ip-traffic-up-threefold-by-2019-cisco/

Tim.H.


Anders
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>> ----------------------------------
>> Eric Korb, President/CEO - accreditrust.com <https://www.accreditrust.com
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Received on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 13:22:45 UTC

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