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Stephen Farrell ; Trinity College Dublin

Many Web 2.0 services offer Web 2.0 APIs for developers to use. In this article, I review one of the security mechanisms that's often included in such Web 2.0 APIs - the use of API keys - and some of the deployment issues associated with their use.

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IEEE Internet Computing  (Volume:13 ,  Issue: 5 )