verifying the license (Aaron Swartz)
me at aaronsw.com
Sun Nov 24 19:08:42 EST 2002
> If you have your public key on your web site that would seem to
> provide a reasonable way of checking no?
Sure, but it's no more secure than listing the works and their licenses
on your website.
> The signed CC meta-data would include a link to the homepage with your
> public-key on it.
Anyone who can create fraudulent metadata can link to a fraudulent
> "evil-doers" :-) might be tracked down more easily.
There are many easy ways to anonymously publish public keys.
> And perhaps more realistically, the search engine itself could keep
This can be done without public keys.
Aaron Swartz [http://www.aaronsw.com]
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