Issue No. 04 - July/August (2007 vol. 11)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2007.95
Daniel J. Weitzner , MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
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
D. J. Weitzner, "Whose Name Is It, Anyway? Decentralized Identity Systems on the Web," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 11, no. , pp. 72-76, 2007.