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October 09, 2007

Limited Liability Personas

There has been an interesting discussion in the world of user-centric identity of the concept of a "Limited Liability Persona" (LLC), essentially yourself-as-company. The main benefit of this is that it would enable individuals to obtain the same rights to information about themselves as corporations. I'm still not sure this is the correct approach - but aspects of the idea do chime nicely with user-centric identity.

The story is spread across:

Key quote:

Mr. Reed of Parity agreed. "Companies use digital-rights management technology to protect their data from us," he said. "But they'd be better off if we used it to protect our data from them."

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