Category Archives: Identity Rights Agreements

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

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