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Hi Pedro,

Le 2012-05-22 05:28, Pedro a écrit :
Hi Marc
Marc Paré wrote

OpenID is a foundation and yes, it does provide traffic statistics to
its members. In our case TDF/LibreOffice could become a member that
dispenses OpenID login/passwords

The fact that it is a "Foundation" does not make it trustworthy per se ;)
Even so since the traffic generated by a TDF/LO OpenID is collected by the
foundation's servers, the data is available to all, right?

I think this is the way it works. Although, the foundation TDF does represent all of us, collectively. Who then can you really trust any better than yourself?


Marc Paré wrote

*OpenID is sponsored by many members, does collect demographic
information and shares it with groups who carry the OpenID on their
site[2 section: "Access rich user profiel data]. If TDF/LibreOffice were
to become a member member as well as maintain its own OpenID, the
LibreOffice could decide what kind of data is collected.

That is exactly the point :) Why should other companies which I don't have
any relation with know WHERE and WHEN I logged in?

The majority of websites use analytical aids to monitor traffic on their sites. Yes, unfortunately, BIG BROTHER is everywhere.


Marc Paré wrote

It all depends on who you trust as well as the popularity of system. If
the TDF/LibreOffice becomes and OpenID provider, then, OpenID user would
then put their trust in the TDF/LibreOffice. With BrowserID, we put our
trust into the Mozilla Group.


That would be better than putting my trust in Google (a company that
"accidentally" collects unencrypted wifi data...) but still the login data
is shared with the other consortium members...

I guess that if I stopped trusting Mozilla I would have to switch browser.
ALL of my online information is typed on a browser programmed by Mozilla.
Compared to that, only a small portion of the information is in the hands of
Google (and that is why I deliberately don't use Chrome)

Hmmm, Mozilla makes the bulk of its operating funds from the "Google Search" window. So when you search from this window, I imagine that Google is also (with the help of the Mozilla Group) listening in on the search patterns of FF users.


Regardless of who is involved, it appears to me that the BrowserID model
preserves more your online privacy than the OpenID model...


Regardless of the method, there will always be a primary organism that will collect the login/password data. In our case, the data we collect would go towards making the site more accessible and more of a fruitful event for our users. I don't believe at this point either system is better or worse.

Cheers,

Marc


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