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Re: WebID-ISSUE-45 (pgp-comparison): Compare WebId with PGP/GnuPG Web of Trust [research]

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:03:58 +0100
Message-Id: <3C02AE73-58D7-4425-9D6A-8AD579ABCD0D@bblfish.net>
To: WebID Incubator Group WG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>

On 21 Feb 2011, at 09:58, WebID Incubator Group Issue Tracker wrote:

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> WebID-ISSUE-45 (pgp-comparison): Compare WebId with PGP/GnuPG Web of Trust [research]
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> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/track/issues/45
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> Raised by: Reto Bachmann-Gmür
> On product: research
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> Compare what can be done and how easy it is using PGP-WOT vs. WebId technologies.
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> WebId offers easier weak security mechanism (replacement of email authentication), can WebId also provide high degree of security with transitive trust features?

Can you then describe why the security mechanism is weak?
Can you define transitive trust better? 

Henry

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