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Re: YouID for Android Released

From: Andrei Sambra <andrei.sambra@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 09:16:34 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFG79ej8dQCRm1VDR1TOgTZMRq9b=Q5mD8C0O07T_RZzTRE9pA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 7:03 AM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

> On 5/22/14 12:55 AM, Anders Rundgren wrote:
>
>>
>> Statements like "take full control of your online (Web and Internet)
>> Identity" may sound cool but has essentially no value since just about all
>> service providers have their own "identity system" which you either accept
>> or reject.  The latter means you won't be able to use their services.
>>  Calling this "take full control" is IMO quite a stretch.
>>
>
> You have full control of your (Web and Internet) Identity when the
> following hold true:
>
> 1. You control the Identifiers that denote You
> 2. You control the Identity Cards that Describe You
> 3. You control the location of Identity Cards that Describe You
> 4. You control the Signature used to verify You
> 5. You control the control how Data is encoded for You
> 6. You control the ACL and Access policies for accessing stuff created by
> You
> 6. You can achieve all of the above from any platform You choose.
>

+1

Well put, Kingsley.


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> Look, the architecture of the World Wide Web wasn't built for any
> particular industry. It was built to empower You!
>
> I notice you still don't send signed emails, why? I don't believe that has
> anything to do with a particular industry, or does it? :-)
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> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen
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