[uf-discuss] MicroID - Identity in a shade of microformat

Eran limbo at actcom.co.il
Mon Mar 27 22:59:12 PST 2006


> -----Original Message-----
> From: microformats-discuss-bounces at microformats.org 
> [mailto:microformats-discuss-bounces at microformats.org] On 
> Behalf Of jer
> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 7:24 PM
> To: Microformats Discuss
> Subject: Re: [uf-discuss] MicroID - Identity in a shade of microformat
> > Yep, I tend to agree with Holly. It seems that the process for 
> > verifying your identity is identical to the process of creating an 
> > identical "forgery."
> What I need to learn how to say better (and put in a FAQ) is 
> something like "MicroIDs are not to be validated until a user 
> makes a claim and you've verified their email address (or 
> whatever comm identifier they used)".  Does that sound better?

My point is that anybody who can verify your identity can also pretend to be
you. But this is getting kinda off topic for this list anyways.


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