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(The New) Identity Commons

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Talk at Internet Identity Workshop 2006b (Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA) on the new and improved Identity Commons.

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(The New) Identity Commons

  1. 1. (The New) Identity Commons Catalyzing the User-Centric Identity Community Eugene Eric Kim <eekim@blueoxen.com> Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) 2006b Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA December 4, 2006
  2. 2. Diagram by Peter Davis, November 4, 2005 http://identity4all.blogspot.com/2005/11/topology-of-identity-standards.html The Identity Landscape (2005)
  3. 3. The Yadis Landscape (2005)
  4. 4. Identity Commons <ul><li>A shared space for facilitating the creation of a user-centric identity layer for the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>“ Upside-down Umbrella” – Loosely joined Working Groups with extremely lightweight shared governance (Stewards Council) </li></ul><ul><li>Community Mark </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Owen Davis and Andrew Nelson in 2002 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Status <ul><li>15 chartered Working Groups with representatives making up a Stewards Council </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the basic governance issues worked out, including a proposed legal structure (Swiss-based nonprofit) </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki and mailing lists </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporation and brand transfer by January 31, 2007 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Participate! http://wiki.idcommons.net/

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