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Category Archives: Identity

What Did the Identity Provider Know?

…And when did it know it? Kim Cameron sums up the reasons why we need to understand the technical possibilities for how digital identity information can affect privacy; in short, we can’t make good policy if we don’t know how this stuff actually works. But I want to call out one assertion he (and he’s […]

Correlating Identities over Time

Kim Cameron responds to Paul Madsen responding to Kim Cameron, and I wonder what it is about Canadians and identity… Paul points out that Kim is missing one possible form of collusion, in which a single site correlates repeated visits from an individual even though they don’t know that individual’s name. Kim, in response, asks: […]