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Re: Think before you write Semantic Web crawlers

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:21:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4E01FA54.4000303@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 6/22/11 1:18 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> You need to move to strong defences. This is what WebID provides very 
> efficiently. Each resource can ask the requestor for their identity 
> before giving access to a resource. It is completely decentralised and 
> about as efficient as one can get.
> So just as the power of computing has grown for everyone to write 
> silly software so TLS and https has become cheaper and cheaper. Google 
> is now moving to put all its servers behind https and so is Facebook. 
> Soon all the web will be behind https - and that will massively 
> increase the security on the whole web.

Increase security from snooping, yes-ish.

Only when you add WebID to the equation does TLS truly have an 
opportunity to be very smart.

The physics of computing has changed, genetic algorithms are going to 
become the norm rather than the exception. Trust Logics will separate 
the winners from the losers. This is an inevitability.



Kingsley Idehen	
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