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Re: Day 3 at TPAC: Halloween

From: Poor Richard <poor.ricardo@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2012 05:07:39 -0500
Message-ID: <CAEf5-xc81fDvVcNdHMAravq97V+fKhkBs8ww5qoNpPy3HMvftA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: Read-Write-Web <public-rww@w3.org>, "public-fedsocweb@w3.org" <public-fedsocweb@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
Henry et al, I'm very interested in the identity-privacy relation. In fact
I am wrestling with how to graph the relations between (in no particular
order):


   - identity
   - ambiguity
   - privacy
   - anonymity
   - visibility
   - discovery
   - security
   - trust
   - reputation
   - accountability
   - authentication
   - authorization
   - response time
   - processing overhead/cost
   - process accounting
   - resource accounting
   - billing, charge-backs, etc.
   - auditing


I probably left a few things out.

Are there any good existing documents that cover the relations between
these things?

And/or does anyone care to comment?

Thanks,

PR

On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 1:37 AM, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:

> Wednesday was designed in the spirit of an un conference. There was a big
> shuffle as people wrote up their conference tracks and pasted it onto a big
> board. As it happened we ended up getting two sessions following each other
> in the same room, it turned out to be a very large room for 50 people that
> was more than full.
>
> 1. Social
>
>  There was a very long introduction of everyone around the table, where it
> was clear that
> issues of distributed social networks as well as identity and privacy were
> high on the agenda
> of many people from many different very large corporations. There was a
> strong presence from the
> Linked Data Platform community in semantic interoperability.
>
> The minutes here:
>      http://www.w3.org/2012/10/31-social-minutes.html
>
>
> 2. Identity and Privacy
>
>   This is the track I proposed. It was after lunch and again the room was
> full. So I introduced the topic by talking shortly about our definition of
> what a WebID was: a URL denoting a person, and the importance of
> distributed identity to the web. I put up TimBL's picture he drew on
> Tuesday describing the relation of WebID, OpenID, OAuth, etc...
>
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webid/2012Oct/0265.html
>
> Eric Rescorla spoke on his IETF work on WebRTC.
> Mike Jones of OpenId gave a quick talk on OpenID.
> David at Mozilla demoed the Javascript Crypto API
> hta, suggested that URIs as identifiers is fine, but one should not
> dereference
> them, which brought TimBL in.
>
>    http://www.w3.org/2012/10/31-identity-minutes.html
>
> I did a very quick demo of WebID to make the point that this does not
> require
> the user to remember any URI at all. Just as users don't need to remember
> URLs when clicking on links: the Link is hidden, the text is underlined. So
> I clicked on the WebID box on http://my-profile.eu/ and a simple
> selection box
> appeared ( on Chrome ) and I just needed to do a point and click operation
> to
> select it.
>
> ( for people not present you can get a demo in the video on the page:
> http://webid.info/ )
>
>  I then quickly talked about how with Linked Data one can create an
> institutional Web of Trust [1], in order to increase trust in commerce,
> banking and on the web all round.
>
>   We then had a quick and informal show of hands on interest in
> standardising WebID.
>
> Henry
>
> [1] I go into this in a lot more detail here:
>     http://bblfish.net/blog/2012/04/30/
>
>
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
>
>


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