[Wg-uma] New e-commerce scenario and use cases available

Eve Maler eve at xmlgrrl.com
Wed Sep 2 06:51:42 PDT 2009


I was feeling a little guilty for putting that much technical detail  
into that use case, but it was an idea we came up with a long time ago  
and I thought it might be an interesting avenue...  Worth a  
discussion, for sure!

On 2 Sep 2009, at 1:53 AM, Diego R. Lopez wrote:

>
> On 2 Sep 2009, at 03:07, Eve Maler wrote:
>
>> http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/uma/ 
>> ecommerce_scenario
>
>
> The idea of an OAuth token usable for making pseudonimous payments  
> is something
> that sounds really appealing to me. I think it is connected with an  
> idea we have been discussing
> with WiFi operators willing to make deals with our institutions, in  
> which a roaming user
> provides a pseudonym at the operator login page, and the operator  
> contacts the institution asking
> "Are you willing to pay XX euros for the usage of infrastructure YY  
> by your user ZZ?". The institution
> validates ZZ's identity and makes an authorization decision which is  
> sent back to the operator.
> In this scenario, the RM could act as a mediator between the IdP and  
> the operator, exchanging
> a non-revocable single-use token (via OAuth, why not?). This could  
> be applicable to any pay-per-use
> service and any payment service, eirther institutional or private  
> (like MoneyBuddy in your scenario)
>
> Be goode,
> --
> "Esta vez no fallaremos, Doctor Infierno"
>
> Dr Diego R. Lopez
>
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Eve Maler
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