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How does electronic banking work from a logistical standpoint? : Banking
I explain that banks run largely on trust, to someone who expected it was all crypto algorithms.
mypostings  banking  trust 
april 2014 by mcherm
Don't trust me: I might be a spook
"I'm not an NSA stooge, but if I were I'd claim not to be. So inspect my code to verify it for yourself."
trust  security  nsa  opensource  snowden 
september 2013 by mcherm
Schneier on Security: Secret Information Is More Trusted
Scientific study shows people trust information more if they think it was classified (secret).
trust  BruceSchneier  via:BruceSchneier 
august 2013 by mcherm
EFF to Verizon: Etisalat Certificate Authority Threatens Web Security | Electronic Frontier Foundation
The problem with centralized trust systems is that they can be subverted by "appropriate authorities". Here, the EFF publically questions whether an arm of the UAE should have a cert capable of signing SSL certificates which is trusted by Verizon which, in turn, is trusted by major browser vendors.
security  verizon  eff  ssl  cryptography  trust  privacy  via:slashdot 
august 2010 by mcherm
The web of trust, circa 2010 « Jon Udell
A thought: could you use social media and such to figure out how much to trust random strangers (like, say, someone stranded without fuel)?
identity  scam  trust  via:JonUdell  JonUdell 
june 2010 by mcherm
Wikipedia to Color Code Untrustworthy Text | Wired Science |
Interesting idea: color-code things on Wikipedia to indicate how trustworthy they are expected to be. Base trust on the seniority of the text itself and of the editor making the change.
Wikipedia  socialcomputing  trust  wired 
august 2009 by mcherm

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