Monthly Archives: October 2010

UMA is Cool

People know I’m an XDI nut and Eve Maler is an UMA nut. And some people wonder if there isn’t a whole lot of overlap between UMA and XDI (and why Eve and I are not fighting a protocol jihad). … Continue reading

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Revision: "Personal Data Service" AND "Personal Data Store" Go Together

On the Project VRM telecon today, we had an excellent discussion regarding “PDS” terms and my blog post last Sunday (Out with “Personal Data Store”, In with “Personal Data Service”). Iain Henderson of Mydex made the point that the key … Continue reading


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Taking Off Another Hat

After piling on too many hats on for the longest time, I’m now peeling some off. First I took off the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) Executive Director hat in August, and now I’m stepping down as Information Card Foundation (ICF) … Continue reading

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Out with "Personal Data Store", In with "Personal Data Service"

UPDATE: Please also see the revision to this post that harmonizes the terms “personal data store” and “personal data service”. I’ve been blogging about “personal data stores” for two years now, but as of last Thursday I’m done with it. … Continue reading

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