A person gives someone else, or third-party software, the authority to act on their behalf.
For example, giving an app permission to view, edit and remove entries in your Google calendar.
- People can still access a service with the help of someone they trust.
- People get the value of combining multiple services in a new way.
- Easy to forget delegated permissions were set.
- If permissions are broad they might lead to data being used in a way that people might not be aware of.
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