Keyrings for websites
Janusz A. Urbanowicz
alex at bofh.net.pl
Thu Feb 8 17:49:11 CET 2007
On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 05:32:30PM +0100, B??r Kessels wrote:
> Op donderdag 8 februari 2007 15:36, schreef Joseph Oreste Bruni:
> > You might want to check out "Domain Keys" which is used to
> > authenticate email sessions between MTA's.
> > Also, peer-to-peer authentication can be accomplished via X.509
> > certificates and SSL.
> Ye, I am aware of the X.509 to authenticate servers. Also I know my way around
> in the SSL "stuff". This, however, is a different thing then what I want to
> achieve. I am not so much interested in secure connections, nor in
> authentication, between peers.
> What I want, is a way to say 'look, I am Foo.com, and I trust Bar.com
> ultimately. Since you trust me, you can trust Bar.com too'. That way one can
> allow sign-ins from other trusted sites, trackbacs etc.
> Thanks for the feedback, though.
Check out OpenID, although it is not cryptography based (AFAIK).
JID: alex at hell.pl
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