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Re: a common understanding of profiles

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:07:00 -0400
Message-ID: <559126D4.1060601@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 6/28/15 4:13 PM, Harry Halpin wrote:
> A redesign that works with privacy and security concerns would be
> welcomed. However, that would require the WebID community leaving its
> comfort zone and engaging with the security and privacy community
> seriously, which could would be very productive for all concerned. I
> hope you all can actually do that.


Does the privacy concern boil down to the following:

1. x.509 certs (Identity Card) contain personally identifiable 
information ?
2. Identity Providers can track activities of users for whom they've 
provided X.509 certs ?


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