[Freegis-list] Protection vs. sharing

Ian Turton ijturton at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 16:49:46 CET 2006


On 3/2/06, Raphaël Jacquot <sxpert at esitcom.org> wrote:
>
> Ian Turton wrote:
>
> >
> > So I think there are definite advantages to providing good GeoDRM and
> > security code. I "know" all data wants to be free but to be honest I'd
> > rather my medical records stayed confidential but that my doctors had
> > access to high quality secure open source code to analyse them.
>
> in which case you are handling your security to the wrong layer.
> you should setup your web server with a proper PKI and only allow access
> to those that have received a personnal certificate.


If there was an easy way to do this from within a GIS (e.g. Udig) and a
webrowser java script client (e.g. mapbuilder) then I could do it that way.
But as I understand the code from 52 North handles that sort of thing for me
- I haven't had a chance to check thier stuff out yet but that was where it
was heading last time I saw them talk about it.

Ian

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Ian Turton
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