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Re: [webauthn] Why does WebAuthn require a challenge when asking the client to register a new credential? (#1355)

From: Nick Meyer via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 15:45:35 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-566598536-1576597533-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
I suspect for the same reason you almost universally have to enter an OTP code to verify registration of a new TOTP token -- to validate that you actually have the correct key and can make the signature.

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