phpBB Privacy enhanced access control  

This phpBB extension provides the infrastructure to implement fine-grained user-defined access control settings based on the credential system of PRIME core for either the whole forum, topics or single postings.

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GPLv2 PHP PHP-Enabled-Webserver with phpBB3 Forum, Java 6, MySQL Privacy-Enhanced Access Control, Social Software Developers, Technical providers of phpBB3 forums, Privacy-aware and technically interested end users phpBB_prime_extension.zip

This tool enhances privacy protection in phpBB forums. The extension provides the infrastructure for the administrator, to implement access control settings based on the credential system of PRIME core for either the whole forum, topics or single postings. Furthermore it allows fine-grained, user-controlled access control to a user’s own resources in a phpBB forum Using the PRIME core, the access control may be based on anonymous credentials, which allow to decide which properties are required for accessing specific content. The package includes a set of default access control policies for administrators and moderators of the forum. The privacy-awareness-panel makes it easy to overview the access settings of the currently displayed forum elements. All released data is logged within a data track. Naturally, it can be seen as a reference implementation, how the PRIME core can be used.

How to Use

In order to use the primelife phpBB extension it is required to run a PRIME server on the server-side of the application platform as well as a PRIME client on the user’s device. Detailed information and instructions can be found in D1.2.2.

Target Audience

  • Developers of the phpBB software
  • Technical providers of phpBB forums
  • Privacy-aware and technically interested end users of those forums

Future Plans

  • Evaluation
  • Collecting feedback from users

Further Information

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File Size: 398 KB

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Platform: phpBB 3.0.4, Java 6, PHP5, MySQL

Architecture: client-server-based

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License: GPLv2

Download: prime extension for phpBB http://prime.inf.tu-dresden.de/download/cw/phpBB_prime_extension.zip

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LastUpdate: 24.3.10