[foaf-dev] Privacy in FOAF
juanfederico at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 10:21:48 BST 2008
Thanks for the answers
Lets say I want to have personal info and work info separate. Maybe I can
have a foaf file for work info and keep that inside my firewall, and then my
personal one public? But then I have two foaf files. Is there a better way
of doing this?
I'm just thinking from a social network user's perspective, who has this
data portability problem. This is the question I get all the time: if they
were to control your own data, what would a normal user need to do to have
Thanks for your comments and sorry if I am not clear. I am just started to
get interested in this privacy issue.
Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
Dept. of Computer Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin
jsequeda at cs.utexas.edu
Semantic Web in Austin: http://juansequeda.blogspot.com/
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Story Henry <henry.story at bblfish.net>wrote:
> Thanks Oliver :-)
> Also if you publish your foaf inside a firewall, then only people inside
> that firewall can access it. So that is very similar to protection intran=
> web pages have, such as your company name finder web site for example. Th=
> may be enough for many (most>) use cases.
> So if you gave everyone inside your firewall a foaf name, and allowed them
> to publish owl:sameAs to their external foaf, you could already do some v=
> interesting things that are not possible to do with ldap.
> On 6 Aug 2008, at 10:58, Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 8:08 PM, Juan Sequeda <juanfederico at gmail.com>
>>> I was wondering if FOAF has some kind of privacy settings.
>> No, FOAF and RDF are just data, you have to implement privacy at the
>> data access level. Have a look at Henry Story work,
>> http://blogs.sun.com/bblfish/entry/the_openid_sequence_diagram or
>> Olivier G.
>> foaf-dev mailing list
>> foaf-dev at lists.foaf-project.org
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