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[aprssig] Universal APRS messaging

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Fri Oct 24 01:12:21 UTC 2008


On Oct 23, 2008, at 8:58 PM, Tyler Allison wrote:
>>
> The only thing I can think of that has any real chance of success is
> securing the front door(s) we can secure (eg: web based injection, not
> RF). OpenID would be fine, but don't expect it to secure the APRS-IS
> itself...it's only real value is the front door...not the backbone.

We'll have to agree to disagree on this. I think providing any  
illusion that there is security is wrong. IGate operators need to know  
they bear total responsibility for everything transmitted through  
their IGate. Authenticating web access give the illusion of security  
which does not exist.

Steve K4HG




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