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Re: [Auth]Draft Spec: Implementation of Gelernter Cyberbodies

From: Carsten Kuckuk
Subject: Re: [Auth]Draft Spec: Implementation of Gelernter Cyberbodies
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 12:44:37 +0200


My main concern is that the user of this system, in order to
have access from everywhere, needs to take with him four items
of information (two URLs, a username, and a password), while a
user of Microsoft's "Passport" system only needs to know a
username and password.

Is there any way in which this system could be modified so that
the users only needs to remember one URL plus a username plus a

Option 1: All cyberbody storage sequences are stored with 
pointers to the servers that store the other parts. Problem:
It becomes much easier for a spy to get hold of the second
half of your information as he now knows where to find it.

Option 2: We introduce a third server that stores the locations
of the cyberbody stringswith their usernames and passwords.
The problem is the same as with Option 1.

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