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Re: Browser ID, WebID & URLs

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 18:49:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4E247211.9000002@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 7/18/11 6:38 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> at the cost of giving out e-mail addresses you can be spammed with, and very little information that they can get about you directly, reducing the usability a lot. This means that a lot of applicatons will end up requiring WebID anyway.
Remember, we already have S/MIME + WebID. Net effect, SPAM receives a 
serious blow!

WebID bearing Certs. are used for Digital Signatures attached to emails. 
Cert generation is one-click. "You" are the CA.

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OpenLink Software
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