[Standards-JIG] Re: The Great Encryption Debate

Ian Paterson ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk
Wed Aug 10 20:56:55 UTC 2005


> This isn't actually that big a deal, as David noted. It's 
> quite easy to imagine situations where every person on one
> server is webbed without too many degrees of separation.
> It would be a problem with roster sharing techniques and
> even for manually assigned trust values but for implicit
> trust webs it should be fine.

Perhaps I'm not understanding something here.

Are you saying that everyone in this large Web would have many trust
relationships with the people they have chatted with, plus a few extra
trust relationships to maintain the structure of the Web?

If so, then doesn't that prove my privacy point?

- Ian




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