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Re: NSTIC and Passwords

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 08:15:22 +0200
Cc: "public-identity@w3.org" <public-identity@w3.org>
Message-Id: <43B7E610-2D94-4D87-A5FF-8E6093D9353B@bblfish.net>
To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren@telia.com>

On 10 Jun 2012, at 08:03, Anders Rundgren wrote:

> *<http://www.linkedin.com/groups?viewMemberFeed=&gid=3747110&memberID=3791951&goback=%2Egmp_3747110> *
> http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57450025-83/linkedin-posts-update-on-password-leaks
> <http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fnews%2Ecnet%2Ecom%2F8301-1009_3-57450025-83%2Flinkedin-posts-update-on-password-leaks&urlhash=yLJc&_t=tracking_disc>
> It is (to me at least) pretty obvious that NSTIC [1] won't get far unless the technology for authenticating on the Internet takes another major step forward!

I recently argued that one could use WebID for eCommerce in this presentation 
given at the European Identity conference


> Related: Internet payments using credit-cards still rely on "User IDs" (Card Numbers) and "Passwords" (CCVs) printed in clear on the cards.
> Since giant players like FB and LinkedIn as well as the international banking community apparently can't fix this, one wonders how a somewhat obscure government program like NSTIC intends dealing with
> this gaping hole in the arsenal.
> Anders
> 1] http://www.nist.gov/nstic

Social Web Architect
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