Re: A Note About Trust Anchor Key Distribution

2005-07-08 Thread bmanning
nice paper. note that it claims this paper is being published to establish IPR claims. there is prior art in several vectors. you may wish to consider the following (although now expired) Internet Drafts: draft-ietf-dnsext-trustupdate-threshold-00 and a similar one authored by Mike

Re: [Forwarded] RealID: How to become an unperson.

2005-07-08 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 5 Jul 2005 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (currently in Boston, MA, after giving fingerprints at the airport immigration) And you may have then noticed the interesting effect; in Germany we have mandatory cards - carry them round always - but virtually have to show them. And only to

Why Blockbuster looks at your ID.

2005-07-08 Thread Perry E. Metzger
Dirk-Willem van Gulik [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: And you may have then noticed the interesting effect; in Germany we have mandatory cards - carry them round always - but virtually have to show them. And only to officials often. In the US they have no official card - yet even the lowest clerk

WWW 2006 Call For Papers: Security, Privacy Ethics Track

2005-07-08 Thread Angelos D. Keromytis
WWW2006 Refereed Track: Security, privacy Ethics Viruses, spyware, and identity theft are turning the World Wide Web into a dangerous place. By undermining consumer trust, these problems are hampering e-commerce and the growth of online communities. A basic lesson is coming home to

Re: Why Blockbuster looks at your ID.

2005-07-08 Thread Dan Kaminsky
I'm think you wrong on that one. Financial cost and benefit are easily assessed on this, and I think the numbers add up. Credit card fraud costs in the hundreds of billions of dollars a year, much of which could be eliminated by a change to the sort of system I mention. That's not a small

Re: Why Blockbuster looks at your ID.

2005-07-08 Thread Perry E. Metzger
Dan Kaminsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Credit card fraud has gone *down* since 1992, and is actually falling: 1992: $2.6B 2003: $882M 2004: $788M We're on the order of 4.7 cents on the $100. http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jun2005/tc20050621_3238_tc024.htm If it's any

Re: Why Blockbuster looks at your ID.

2005-07-08 Thread Adam Fields
On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 12:19:38PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote: [...] Actually, the people who would have to pay the investment -- the banks and merchants -- have an excellent incentive. The loss because of fraud is stunningly large. The real issue is that *consumers* have little incentive