I am returning to one of my topics of interest ... Digital Identity.
Digital Identity is a subject of much discussion these days. It seems like every company on the Internet is interested in digital identity, your identity, collecting your identity, profiling your identity, or protecting your identity. What is "Digital Identity"?
FreeID.Org was created by Scott C. Lemon to fully explore a new model of "digital identity". Scott was the original researcher and architect of Novell's digitalMe initiative working for Mike Sheridan. During his research he found a tight coupling between identity and community, communications and collaboration. Soon after the announcement of digitalMe, Novell executives chose to alter the path of the project and Scott took his research outside. During the ensuing year he evolved his framework for digital identity into whole new dimensions, and FreeID was born.
FreeID ... identity can not be held by any one entity!
With a small group of developers, FreeID has been taking form. We actually slacked of for quite a while, but I have a new interest in Digital Identity as I have found numerous companies that are beginning to see the light. FreeID is a directory-based solution to gather your entire lifetime of identity information, and to distribute this information in an automated fashion ... including keeping this information up to date with the various organizations that a person is related to.
The coming FreeID application is one which works around a set of distinctions of digital identity that form a framework of individual interaction, and interactions with organizations and communities. This application will be released for free to anyone that would like to experiment with digital identity in a whole new model ... so stay tuned and check back!
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