Monthly Archives: April 2005

The Third Corollary of Identifiers

[This is the third of seven proposed "Corollaries of Identifiers" to Kim Cameron's Laws of Identity.] Kim’s Third Law is the one he used to explain the failure of MS Passport: 3. The Law of Fewest Parties Technical identity systems … Continue reading

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Mike Phillips on Digital Citizenship

Mike Phillips, Chairman of Frank Russell Company and one of the most progressive thinkers I know about the convergence of digital identity and the real world of commerce and government, had this to say about the Laws and the Corollaries: … Continue reading

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Andy Dale on the Second Corollary

Andy Dale sent me this comment about the Second Corollary: Drummond, you say: “[Concrete identifiers such as an email address] reveal a direct method of interacting with me (as would a phone number, fax number, IM address, postal address, etc.)” … Continue reading

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The Second Corollary of Identifiers

[Note: This is the second of seven proposed "Corollaries of Identifiers" for Kim Cameron's Laws of Identity. See the First Corollary for more background info.] Kim’s Second Law follows closely from his First Law: 2. The Law of Minimal Disclosure … Continue reading

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Mark Baker on the First Corollary

Mark Baker, one of the “gods of REST” whose work I have referenced many times in my work on the XDI protocol at OASIS, makes some excellent points in his commentary on the First Corollary. To my contention that many … Continue reading

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The inimitable PeterD

In keeping with my pledge to introduce new links on my blogroll, herewith the inimitable Peter Davis and his Identity4All blog. Peter is part of the powerhouse tech team assembled by CTO Mark Foster at NeuStar to create the world’s … Continue reading

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First Corollary of Identifiers

Following Kim Cameron’s seven Laws of Identity, here is the first of seven “Corollaries of Identifiers”. Continue reading

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The Personal XDI Server

Is the killer app for the Dataweb the XDI watch?? Continue reading

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Comments turned off, i-name turned on

Use your i-name contact page for comments and eliminate comment spam. Continue reading

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The Tao of XDI

Andy Dale’s new “Tao of XDI” blog is ground zero for XDI developers. Continue reading

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