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Re: [saag] Liking Linkability

From: Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 11:50:14 +0100
Message-ID: <CABrd9SQC-ZSzS24q93a7WpR9vs79kzM_6pPcdbynvhcKOXWNcg@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan@webr3.org
Cc: Ben Laurie <ben@links.org>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Halpin Harry <H.halplin@ed.ac.uk>, public-identity@w3.org, saag@ietf.org, public-webid@w3.org, "public-privacy@w3.org list" <public-privacy@w3.org>
On 23 October 2012 10:56, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> Ben Laurie wrote:
>>
>> b) Linkability it not, as you say, inherently bad. The problem occurs
>> when you have (effectively) no choice about linkability.
>
>
> .. and when people convey or infer that there is no choice about
> linkability, when there really is scope to be as unlinkable as one likes
> within WebID.

I have never disputed that - my point is that if I am as unlinkable as
I like I then have a fairly horrific problem managing a large number
of certificates and remembering which one I used where.
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