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To briefly answer your question, in order for a Federated Identity Management to work a trust must exist between SPs and IdPs. Federated Identity Management separates account management from the service itself. Identity Providers (IdPs) act as the source of identity and account information for a user. That information can then be re-used across all services ...


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It's really interesting because in this situation we are dealing with 'trust'. How can you trust a software editor ? Because it's famous would be a good answer but still it's not enough. Look at Sony rootkit scandal At the moment, I haven't find any website recording editors 'trust factor'. So the best way is to gather information about the different ...


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When you are installing one such app, it should show you an EULA explicitly saying that what they are going to share, with whom, etc. Specially if you are in Europe and the treatment of your PI is subject to GDPR. The main problem as I recall it is that developers themselves were not even aware of what was being shared by using the Facebook SDK. So it wasn'...


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On the face of it, F-Droid does not permit FB SDK: https://forum.f-droid.org/t/should-facebook-sdk-be-permittet-in-apps-on-f-droid/3349: Its an easy answer: the license is non-free because it puts restrictions on how you can use the software “for use in connection with the web services and APIs provided by Facebook.” “open source” is not good enough, F-...


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