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Re: WebID questions -- was: [dane] Call for Adoption: "Using Secure DNS to Associate Certificates with Domain Names For S/MIME"

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 09:31:24 -0400
Message-ID: <506303AC.90602@openlinksw.com>
To: Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>
CC: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, public-webid@w3.org, Andrei Sambra <andrei@fcns.eu>
On 9/26/12 8:29 AM, Ben Laurie wrote:
> Many things have privacy issues, but google +1 buttons are not for login.

I describe privacy as self-calibration of one's vulnerabilities, in any 
realm. The privacy matrix is quite vast, so you ultimately need rules 
(or expressible capabilities) integrated into data access. That's always 
the case.

When you have structured data in place (Linked Data is just the webby 
variant), combined with naming (denotation) mechanism for indirection 
(de-referencable URIs), a first-order logic based conceptual schema 
(what RDF is about), and reasoning (delivered by machine discernible 
entity relationship semantics), the only limit is our imagination re. 
privacy and other complex issues as they apply to realms of the Web and 
Internet.

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