Tag Archives: vrm

The multiple personalities of AllClear ID

On leaving IBM, I initiated the process to roll my 401K over to my IRA.  The fund manager sent the requisite forms – already filled out with my SSN, contact info and the account numbers to effect the transfer – … Continue reading

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What I learned at Internet Identity Workshop XVI (So Far)

This week is Internet Identity Workshop XVI in Mountain View, California, and just in time!  It is my first time but it definitely will not be my last.  The amount of raw talent in the room is amazing and even … Continue reading

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VRM as root of sovereignty

A VRM-y system would presumably alert you if you didn’t meet the age requirements for some web site you wished to join or subscribe to.  Considering that under the CFAA doing so would be a felony in the US, you’d … Continue reading

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Spam origin experiment

One of the first things I did when I registered t-rob.net was to set up my new email address.  The second thing I did was to delete the spam email that arrived a moment later. Spam is the scourge of … Continue reading

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Soverign by design

Over at moxytongue.com, Devon writes: I am challenged by questions concerning the structure of #VRM tools that are built for “Me” in a personal data context, versus the structure of #VRM tools that are built for “Us” in a market … Continue reading

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Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self?

Meanwhile, in a parallel universe, Margaret writes: Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self #edcmooc. I think the question is not whether the digital self is the same as the … Continue reading

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Imp no wimp

Hours after posting on-boarding for real people I ran across the Electric Imp web site.  I hate the architecture, love almost everything else about it, especially the on-boarding.  Take a look: (Note that the Electric Imp isn’t the thing you see … Continue reading

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