[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Auth]ISsec Profile Providers (was Re: IDsec meeting)

From: Hans Zandbelt
Subject: Re: [Auth]ISsec Profile Providers (was Re: IDsec meeting)
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 10:50:15 +0100

At 23:01 11/29/2001 +0100, Norbert Bollow wrote:
>I think this is a very good idea.  Because the virtual cash
>tokens don't need to allow for chargebacks, it'll not have
>to be complicated to gain the ability to accept them.  (Not
>like a credit card "merchant account" which you'll only apply
>for if you have very good reason to do so.)  This will make
>them attractive to e-business merchants and even to simple
>netizens who can use them to accept the occasional payment.
>It will be attractive to the banks to become trusted Profile
>Providers for their clients and issue virtual cash tokens for

The sky is the limit. Even more fancy scenario's are thinkable.
It all depends on the fact that party A is able to precisely
specify the information he wants to disclose only to party B.
(by the way the bottleneck is ofcourse the security of the
SSL connections and the certificates)

But let's focus on creating a low-entry implementation for users
and especially for content providers. (Our current prototype Java
proxy implementation is not suited to do so).


Hans Zandbelt                         address@hidden 
Telematica Instituut            
P.O.Box 589, 7500 AN                   Phone: +31 53 4850445 
Enschede, Netherlands                    Fax: +31 53 4850400 

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]