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Re: YouID for Android Released

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2014 07:11:42 +0200
Message-ID: <537ED88E.8020203@gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
CC: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
On 2014-05-22 17:07, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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>     Of course!  What I'm (indirectly) saying is that this doesn't apply to
>     - Government IDs
>     - Enterprises using AD
>     - Banks
>     because in those cases you are *assigned* an identity and what is behind that is
>     completely out of your control.  Your only option is not using the services.
>
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> But the web as a publishing platform allows you to annotate that ID however you want.  Especially if all parties agree, at least in principle, that it belongs to you.

That something is doable doesn't mean that it will be done.
In this particular case, the "why" is clearly missing.
It could maybe happen (be enforced rather...) in North-Korea but that's about it.

Anders
Received on Friday, 23 May 2014 05:12:22 UTC

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