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Access control continues to be a major challenge in the information security area. Mechanisms such as OpenID and FOAF+SSL become necessary to supply decentralized authentication, to provide security and to assist in the management of users and their access to resources. Moreover, expectations of collaborative creation and editing still need support to promote Linked Data regardless of the application server. This article presents the mechanisms for decentralized access control and its application possibilities. Also featured are viable alternatives to implement collaborative creation and editing within the context of the Semantic Web.