[foaf-protocols] webid-linked claim verification?

László Török ltorokjr at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 10:18:20 CEST 2010


> e.g. 1.) you go along, log in with a webid cert, and select "verify an
> email address"; it sends you some generated token by email, with a
> URL; you get that mail, follow the link, log in again with webid if
> needed [eg. the mail might arrive tommorrow], ... after which you've
> established some evidence that whoever controls that webid also
> controls (for now) that mailbox.
I'm not exactly sure, but I think https://webid4.me qualifies as a demo, or
at least can be easily extended to do the scenario described above. Akbar
Hossain may provide us with more insight when he gets back from vacation.

> Such info could be used as a grounding for more trust, eg. my blog
> comments system could allow webid-based commenting, and auto-accept
> posts that came from people whose twitter or facebook IDs I know, even

I think this would be a show case for a web of trust.

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