[foaf-protocols] webid-linked claim verification?

Kingsley Idehen kidehen at openlinksw.com
Thu Aug 26 16:59:55 CEST 2010

  On 8/26/10 4:18 AM, László Török wrote:
> Hi,
>     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.

WebID aided Web of Trust :-)

WebID introduces a standards based Info Card into this mix. There hasn't 
been a coherent integration mechanism until WebID (at least as far as I 
know and I've been searching for eons!! ).

> Las
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