OpenID anonymous for LJ?

Evan Martin evan.martin at
Mon Aug 8 18:59:38 PDT 2005

On 8/5/05, Brad Fitzpatrick <brad at> wrote:
> If you walk down the street and somebody shows you their drivers license
> and says, "Hey, I'm Bob, and here's my proof", what does that really mean?
> Will you invite them over to dinner?  Let them babysit your 13 year old
> daughter?  Hell no... all they did is prove who they are.  You don't trust
> them yet.  Maybe after you build a relationship you can start to trust
> them.

"What about trust?

This is *not* a trust system. Trust requires identity first."

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