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Re: Fwd: [SocialSwarm-D] Eccentric Authentication

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:13:58 -0400
Message-ID: <5231CC26.20905@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 9/12/13 9:56 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> FYI quite an interesting use of client side certs for auth
>
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> From: *Guido Witmond* <guido@witmond.nl <mailto:guido@witmond.nl>>
> Date: 12 September 2013 15:49
> Subject: Re: [SocialSwarm-D] Eccentric Authentication
> To: socialswarm-discussion@ml.foebud.org 
> <mailto:socialswarm-discussion@ml.foebud.org>, "consensus@gnu.org 
> <mailto:consensus@gnu.org>" <consensus@gnu.org <mailto:consensus@gnu.org>>
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> On 09/12/13 15:46, Guido Witmond wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> >
> > I've polished my ideas on Eccentric Authentication.
> >
> > In short: It's difficult to exchange public keys *easyly* and
> > *correctly* between strangers who have never met before. But once they
> > have done so, there is no way to stop them from communicating securely.
> >
> > Eccentric Authentication focuses on getting that *first* key exchanged.
> > Secure, Easy, Correct.
> >
> > The messaging I write about on the site is the means to that end:
> > introducing key exchanges.
> >
> >
> > Greetings, Guido.
> >
> > PS. many thanks to everyone who let me explain my ideas. It really
> > sharpend my mind.
> >
> >
>
> PS. Here is the link to the site:
>
> http://eccentric-authentication.org/blog/2013/08/31/the-holy-grail-of-cryptography.html
>
> and
>
> http://eccentric-authentication.org/blog/2013/09/05/a-subversive-idea.html
>
> Please read in that order.

A nice WebID 101 primer, if you ask me, modulo global registry since we 
have the World Wide Web and its architecture in place re., Webby PKI  :-)

Kingsley
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