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Re: SE (Security Element) dropped in new Nexus 7

From: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:38:18 +0100
Message-ID: <5213B79A.1050409@lamouri.fr>
To: GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.GALINDO@gemalto.com>
CC: sysapps <public-sysapps@w3.org>, POTONNIEE Olivier <Olivier.POTONNIEE@gemalto.com>, SUWIRYA Darmawan <Darmawan.SUWIRYA@gemalto.com>
Hi Virginie,

I have added Security Element to the list of potential future items to
discuss on Friday afternoon:

Note that it does not mean it will be added as a working item ;)


On 19/08/13 15:08, GALINDO Virginie wrote:
> Hello Mounir,
> I am taking this opportunity to request that the secure element use cases are discussed during the last day of the F2F meeting. Olivier and Darmawan have prepared some material to support the discussion. 
> Regards,
> Virginie
> gemalto
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mounir Lamouri [mailto:mounir@lamouri.fr] 
> Sent: lundi 12 août 2013 17:25
> To: Anders Rundgren
> Cc: sysapps
> Subject: Re: SE (Security Element) dropped in new Nexus 7
> Hi Anders,
> (The following is with my co-chair hat on.)
> As most people in this group, I understand that you do not agree with the SE API as designed by Gemalto. Also, as most people in this group, I have no opinion regarding the SE API.
> The SE API is not yet something the group is working on. There are some members who are supporting it but you should not assume that the entire group is supporting the API. Do not assume that the decision has been taken before the discussions happened.
> I would greatly appreciate if you could stop your campaign against this API in our mailing list. You are mostly flooding the group and harming your cause by doing so.
> When the group will have discussions around the SE API you will be more than welcome to express your opinion and I can guarantee you that, as usual at the W3C, your opinion will be listened based on the technical value of your arguments.
> Cheers,
> --
> Mounir
> On 09/08/13 10:19, Anders Rundgren wrote:
>> http://www.nfcworld.com/2013/07/30/325212/no-secure-element-in-new-nex
>> us-7/
>> I believe this is because a Security Element based on smart card 
>> concepts like GP (GlobalPlatform) doesn't really work on the Internet.
>> There are already hundreds of millions of EMV-cards out there and they 
>> never got a connection to the Internet either.
>> A positive outcome for an SE API standard seems farther away than ever.
>> Anders
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