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Re: Gov 2.0 Spoofing

From: Dave McAllister <dmcallis@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 12:43:54 -0700
To: "Ken Fischer ClickForHelp.com" <ken@clickforhelp.com>, eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C64C208A.11E76%dmcallis@adobe.com>
+1

And to make sure which data is official, (and it's original context). Authentication and authorization are key to any trustable data

davemc


On 6/3/09 8:11 AM, "Ken Fischer ClickForHelp.com" <ken@clickforhelp.com> wrote:

Did anyone else see about how North Korea News Agency was spoofed on
twitter?
I wrote a little on it..
http://web20blog.org/2009/06/02/gov-2-o-spoofing-is-here-reciprocal-link-aut
hentication-could-prevent-misunderstanding/

Not sure if this is something which the group should mention but it seems a
potential for misunderstanding. After the terrorist attack in Mumbai a war
due to a fake phone call was narrowly averted.  Seems there are some simple
steps to make it clear which accounts are official.





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