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Re: transfer of URI/WebID ownership

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:31:54 +0200
Cc: nathan@webr3.org, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>, Read-Write-Web <public-rww@w3.org>
Message-Id: <06BDD015-54BE-4DCF-8088-AC5DE7493DAF@bblfish.net>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>

On 10 Oct 2012, at 11:12, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:

> On 10 Oct 2012, at 01:37, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
>> Was just thinking.. if I let my domain expire (webr3.org), then somebody else can assume my WebIdentity.
>> How would I invalidate that WebID <http://webr3.org/nathan#me> and use a new one?
> The same problem will exist with all forms of naming  schemes I think. If you use a Tor server tied to a cryptographic key you can loose your key.
> One thing to do would be to let all the people who you form you social network with 
> know to change your webid. 
> The best is to do this before you loose your domain, perhaps by having your WebID profile
> redirect with a 301 to your new profile. The new profile would for a time have your old
> and your new WebID linked by owl:sameAs.
> But I think the question is here: is a 301

A duh. I meant a 302 Moved Permanently! I think I got that wrong in most of this


> also a signal of a change of WebID, since
> the document has moved permanently, do #uris in the old document also need to be
> moved permanently?
> Henry
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/

Social Web Architect

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