[kwlug-disc] Interested in a presentation about Privacy?
unsolicited at swiz.ca
Tue Apr 27 21:57:29 EDT 2010
Take most anything, the feds, taxes, the fuzz, M$, Linux, the corner
vs. The Federal Government of Canada, CCRA, Police Services, Microsoft
Canada, Linux Torvalds, Short Stop.
Monikers abound. People generally (think they) know what's meant, and
probably do in their own (local) community. e.g. taxes may actually
mean the person at the counter of the local tax office who answered
your question. For your neighbour, the corner store is probably
We tend to use labels rather imprecisely.
But if everyone agrees that the moniker gets you to X, it seems to be
appropriate. Why should a web of trust be any different.
Raul Suarez wrote, On 04/27/2010 2:58 PM:
>>> And re: aliases,
>>> Really? You really want to be in the web of
>> trust as "Dragon Slayer13-1985" ?
>> Depends. Being in the the web of trust as Dragon Slayer13-1985
>> doesn't mean I can't be in it as Chris Frey as well.
> Some people know me as "Rarsa". When I meet them in person, I say
> "hi I am Raul and I may have met you at...", When I see their
> "who???" face I say, "rarsa" and they can then recognize me.
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