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Links 1 through 10 of 30 by Simon Phipps tagged Identity

Very sensible commentary on Google's misjudged "real names" strategy.

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This policy is amazingly misguided - it's like Franco trying to stamp out Catalan by banning baby names not on the state list.

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Presumably this is the simplified version and there's a security professional who truly understands the nature of multi-factor authentication behind this development. Two things I expected to see mentioned and didn't: open standards (it would be a massive mistake to select a proprietary approach) and national identity cards.

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Probably only a temporary setback for the music industry intermediaries though. Their greed overwhelms any attempt to see through the situation and understand there's a change in society going on rather than malefactors at work, and they will be sure to continue to persecute potential customers until copyright law is changed.

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I'm always very wary of new laws attempting to regulate the online world, as most of what happens there is just an analogue of what happens in atomspace and is thus well covered by existing law. However, it seems convictions have proved impossible in obviously unjust circumstances so maybe this one is justified. I hope California will be ready to tune it up when the bugs and unintended consequences emerge.

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Useful, clear explanation of the threat we all face from the trust we place in device (and software) suppliers who don't trust us.

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Interesting proposal for a lightweight mechanism for authenticated personal identity on the internet using existing web mechanisms.

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Great story about using a Googlewhack to monitor for researchers pursing a secret.

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