[LINK] Microsoft tests identity technology in schools

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Sun Apr 26 22:28:15 AEST 2009

Stephen Wilson wrote:
> If you're going to attack this initiative, then you're going to have to 
> get more focussed.  Microsoft's Information Cards are expressly all 
> about supporting multiple identities, and do not involve a single global 
> ID.  They have actually learned from the Passport mistakes.  In 
> particular, Microsoft now is not an 'identity provider'.

I'll bite. They've seen how Active Directory locks customers into
using Microsoft products at the core of their authentication
infrastructure and they're trying to repeat that with federated
identity too.

  Glen Turner

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