Use claims to authorise users to access specific data

The software I’m working on needs a new authorisation system. The system needs to be prepared for 3 scenarios: to restrict access to a page, to hide part of a page and to block access to data. Let’s solve these problems using claims.

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I want encryption because I have a lock on my front door

Recently I was at a party and the topic turned to “the terrorists use encryption to hide their communications, we should get rid of all encryption so the police can monitor everything.”

And to my shame, I had only technical answers such as “but you need encryption because of security, otherwise everybody can see what you’re doing.”

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