Here are some links to stories and opinions about last week’s announcement of a The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
The announcement: The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. Posted by Howard A. Schmidt on June 25, 2010, The White House Blog.
The draft strategy itself: National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace – Creating Options for Enhanced Online Security and Privacy, Department of Homeland Security (June 25, 2010)
- White House Proposes Vast Federal Internet Identity Scheme by Lauren Weinstein (June 25, 2010). “a rather chilling document — tellingly hosted on Department of Homeland Security servers — that proposes the creation of a vast, federally-led Trusted identities in Cyberspace infrastructure that would potentially reach into nearly every aspect of Internet use, from financial transactions to comments on blogs.”
- White House wants to help you “blog anonymously”. By Jon Stokes. ars technica (June 29, 2010)
- Analysis: Three privacy initiatives from the Office of Management and Budget. by Andy Oram, O’Reilly Radar, (Jun 28, 2010). “I can understand the strategy’s reliance on PKI as the only social structure available to back up assertions of identity. But this is the wobbly leg of the table that holds up the OMB proposal. The document should recognize the flaws of PKI…”