Category Archives: Identity Rights Agreements

T.Rob Wyatt Explains the Respect Trust Framework (and May Not Even Know It)

How to explain how we got here? I wrote a blog post called Please Send Wicked Simple Email inspired by the jaw-dropping great messages T.Rob Wyatt was sending to the VRM (Vendor Relationship Management) and personal cloud mailing lists. I lobbied for T.Rob’s … Continue reading

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It’s This Simple: Vote for Kaliya on August 15

You may never have heard of NSTIC (the U.S. National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace) or the personal data ecosystem (but then, you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog). But it matters not — if you care at all about the … Continue reading

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Support Standard Information Sharing Labels

One more a tip o’ the hat to Phil Windley for saving me a thousand words. He’s wonderfully articulated the reasons you should support Joe Andrieu’s Kickstarter project for the Standard Information Sharing Label. Phil sums it up perfectly: Just like we have … Continue reading

Posted in Digital rights, Identity Rights Agreements, Personal Data Ecosystem, Privacy, Respect Trust Framework | 2 Comments

Connect.Me

The Incredible Internet Irony Machine strikes again. The stealth startup that’s been my singular focus since stepping down as Executive Director of Open Identity Exchange and the Information Card Foundation last fall, called Respect Network, took one tiny peek above … Continue reading

Posted in Connect.Me, Data Portability, Dataweb, Identity Rights Agreements, Open Identity Exchange, Personal Cloud, Personal Data Ecosystem, Personal Data Server, Personal Data Service, Personal Data Store, Privacy, Reputation, Social CRM, Social Web, VRM | 16 Comments

Joe Andrieu Cuts the Gordian Data Ownership Knot

Joe Andrieu has a wonderful way of cutting the Gordian knot on complex socio-technical topics, with clear prose, compelling arguments, and clever illustrations that explain why you should look at something decidedly differently. Now he wields that knife on the … Continue reading

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Principles of VRM

Doc Searls has done a very succinct post on the Principles of VRM in preparation for the VRM Workshop next week in Boston. You can’t read it and not see how closely VRM is related to r-cards (relationship cards) and … Continue reading

Posted in Higgins, Identity Rights Agreements, R-Cards, Relationship cards, VRM, XDI | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Relationship Cards (R-Cards)

So much for the naive thought that I’ have time at the Burton Catalyst conference last week to finally blog about two subjects near and dear to my heart that I knew would be covered at the conference. It backfired … Continue reading

Posted in Data Portability, General, Higgins, I-Cards, Identity Rights Agreements, Information cards, R-Cards, Relationship cards, Social Web, VRM, XDI, XRDS | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Securing Very Important Data: Your Own

Denise Caruso published a wonderful article in Sunday’s New York Times on a subject very close to my heart: how to best go about protecting personal identity, profile, and preference data as new technologies like OpenID, Higgins, and XDI make … Continue reading

Posted in General, Identity Rights Agreements, Limited Liability Persona, Privacy, Social Web, XDI

Social Web User's Bill of Rights

Last week I mentioned the Social Web User’s Bill of Rights that was drafted for the Data Sharing Summit last Friday and Saturday. When it was first posted, it included the phrase, “ownership”, as in “user’s should own their personal … Continue reading

Posted in General, Identity Commons, Identity Rights Agreements, Privacy, Social Web, XDI

The Data Sharing Summit: Problems and Solutions

Certain events scream out for live blogging. The Data Sharing Summit is one of them. So these are my notes from first half of Day 1. (Then why are they being posted at midnight, you ask? Because there was too … Continue reading

Posted in Community Dictionary Service, Dataweb, General, Higgins, Identity Rights Agreements, Privacy, Social Web, XDI, XRI

VRM: VROOOM!

Many of us in Internet identity like to joke about how we all work for Doc Searls, since he’s the one who initiated the Identity Gang and the whole current movement towards user-centric identity. But we may all seriously end … Continue reading

Posted in General, Identity Rights Agreements, Social Web, VRM, XDI, XRI

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

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Awesome IIW2006

I just got back from Internet Identity Workshop 2006A (the “A” because a second one is planned later this year). I want to echo the praises others (Phil Windley, Kim Cameron) have heaped on it. In particular, Kaliya was amazing. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, General, Identity Commons, Identity Rights Agreements, Other Links, Reputation, XDI, XRI

More on Identity Rights Agreements

Paul Madsen makes another very good point about identity rights agreements (hmm, the acronym is going to end up “IRA”): This work would be really interesting & valuable. Identity agreements and their identifiers could be common across particular identity systems … Continue reading

Posted in General, Identity Commons, Identity Rights Agreements, Social Web

Identity Rights Agreements

The term “identity rights agreements” was coined by Phil Windley, Doc Searls, and friends in a discussion about identity after OSCON last summer. The full story is in a blog post with that title by Phil. At the Internet Identity … Continue reading

Posted in General, Identity Commons, Identity Rights Agreements, Privacy, Social Web, XDI