Monthly Archives: September 2006

Identity in context

“Context” has become the second-most-commonly used word in the identity industry after “identity” itself. And rightly so, since its practically mantra now that identity only exists in context, and — at least for people — is so incredibly context-sensitive. Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, General, XRI

XDI Round Two

As I found myself explaining to a number of folks at Digital ID World this week, the XDI Technical Committee at OASIS has been relatively quiet this spring and summer while so many of the TC members worked on: a) … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, General, XDI

Doc sucks

I want you to know right away that I’m writing this post to boost Doc‘s Google suckiness rating. It was revealed during his closing keynote at Digital ID World today that his suckiness rating is only 1/3 of that of … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, General

The Limited Liability Persona (LLP)

In Jamie Lewis‘s talk at Digital ID World this morning, one idea stood out as a real mind-bender: the Limited Liability Persona (LLP). Jamie was careful to give credit to several folks from the Burton Group who came up with … Continue reading

Posted in General, Identity Rights Agreements, Limited Liability Persona, Privacy | 1 Comment

Microsoft makes the promise

Today Microsoft made good on the promise that Kim Cameron and Mike Jones made to the Identity Gang members many months ago: that the IPR necessary for CardSpace (formerly InfoCard) would be made available so that anyone, on any platform, … Continue reading

Posted in General

I-names for anything you want

I-name forwarding service is finally here! At last we’re tapping some of the power of XRI resolution infrastructure — and demonstrating why I named this blog “=drummond”. Following is the new i-name of my blog: http://xri.net/=drummond/(+blog) And following is the … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, General, Practical I-Names

Bob Blakely: What is Privacy?

This is the title of Bob’s talk at Digital ID World today. Now that he’s at the Burton Group, Bob can really run with his paradigm-inverting views about information systems as they really work in society. Bob answers the question, … Continue reading

Posted in General, Privacy