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Web of Trust was a session at IndieWebCamp Düsseldorf 2018.

Notes archived from: https://etherpad.indieweb.org/weboftrust

IndieWebCamp Düsseldorf 2018

Session: Web of Trust

When: 2018-05-05 15:30



  • Applications: credibilty of content, anti-spam (cf. webmentions vouch), trust model for things like couchsurfing (see trustroots.org).
  • Friend recommendations
  • Finding friend paths to a new person.
  • Content credibility based on votes by people you know with certain trust scores
  • Permision to view posts for friends-of-friends.
  • cf. w3 CG https://credweb.org/
  • Tell websites they are allowed to copy your avatar, name, comments , only if you trust them.
  • How do you revoke vouches?
  • Don't want to end up with a Chinese style social credit system.
  • Could use silos to find connections for something?