Randy Turner wrote:
>> Hi Glen,
>> You can also have "rights" to access a device, not only a document --
> you can have "rights" or "privileges" to access any "resource"
>> Authorize is the "verb" and a right or privilege is a "noun" -- so
> the way I think about it, "Authorization" is a process whereby a
> "right" is determined for a particular identity.
>>> On Apr 13, 2010, at 3:52 PM, Petrie, Glen wrote:
>>>> In the face-to-face meeting there was a discussion about the
>> following three areas
>>>> During the discussion, it was stated that Authorization and Rights
>> are the same thing. I thought the terms had slightly different
>> meaning; more precisely different meaning depending on context; that is,
>>>>>> Authentication refers to “are you who you say you are”. Applies to
>> users mostly but also applies to devices.
>>>> Authorization refers to “you are allowed to do and/or use this
>> equipment and these capabilities, etc. Applies to a user in
>> reference to a device.
>> --- User A is authorized to print on printer A, in color,
>>>> Rights, more specifically, Digital Rights refers to “you are allowed
>> to do and/or use this content (document) and how. Applies to a user
>> in reference to a document.
>> --- User A has the rights to view this document only.
>>>> Are these broad distinctions basically correct; so that Authorization
>> should not be construed to be Rights.
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