Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Mar 2010 23:25 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Microsoft "Ultimately, we want to be able to securely make transactions without giving third parties the ability to masquerade as us; we want to be able to visit websites and make purchases without those sites being able to track us or combine different pieces of information to draw a more complete picture of us; we want to be able to be able to disclose some information about ourselves, but not everything. The U-Prove framework, released as a CTP today by Microsoft, aims to solve these problems."
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by zegenie on Thu 4th Mar 2010 00:28 UTC
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"ultimately, we know about openid and oauth, but seeing as open source is the spawn of satan, we cannot really work *with* them, but are inherently bound to create an inferior and closed alternate solution."

"oh, and our passport attempt doesn't really count as a try".

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