On Thursday, The Economist ran an editorial and an article on public-private partnerships in online identity, referencing both the US work around NSTIC as well as the UK IDAP.
I was pleased to be a source for these articles. Check them out for a rarity among business publications; well-articulated arguments for why, as they bring public services online, governments should leverage private sector identity provider capabilities. The Economist writes:
As an globally recognized center of excellence on online identity issues, the OIX is at the forefront of initiatives in the US and the UK. We will be sharing our insights in a couple of weeks in Washington, DC as we host government officials from the US, UK, Canada, Mexico and Denmark at the OIX-O5 International Identity Summit: Public-Private Initiatives in Internet Identity. More on that to come.
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