Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 23rd Dec 2005 03:29 UTC
Windows Windows Vista will improve search functionality on a PC by letting users tag files with metadata, but those tags could cause unwanted and embarrassing information disclosure, Gartner analysts warned.
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Implementation thinking
by John Nilsson on Sat 24th Dec 2005 01:42 UTC
John Nilsson
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2005-07-06

If a metadata such as a keyword "bad customer" is linked to a number of objects, why would that link be visible to a specifik object once it is transferd?



In any case, a thought: In this internet age I don't see why you would be sending copies around. Why not publish ALL data and controll access rights to instead. "Sending" data to a friend would consist of selecting wich parts of the data to give him access to and then provide him with a link to it.

It would be like have local user accounts for the whole world on your machine.

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