Bill Washburn, a friend since he became involved with XDI.ORG in late 2000, has joined Opinity and is a primary driver of their new blog. If you haven’t seen Opinity, check them out – to the best of my knowledge they are the first context-independent, Internet-wide reputation service provider. They recently announced a partnership with Identity Commons to provide reputation services for i-names users and vice versa.
I haven’t been part of a digital identity conversation in several months now that didn’t include reputation — and in some of them it’s becoming the main topic. I look forward very much to working with Bill and Opinity on reputation services for XRI/XDI infrastructure.