Issue No.04 - July/August (2007 vol.11)
Daniel J. Weitzner , MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2007.95
A new form of personal identity is emerging on the Web. Decentralized identification protocols depart from traditional distributed authentication approaches developed for the Internet. What distinguishes this new approach is its use of URIs as the underlying identifier.
Web identity, decentralized identification protocols, URI, uniform resource identifiers
Daniel J. Weitzner, "Whose Name Is It, Anyway? Decentralized Identity Systems on the Web", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.11, no. 4, pp. 72-76, July/August 2007, doi:10.1109/MIC.2007.95