CNET News: IBM Donates New Privacy Tool to Open-Source
Jan 29, 2007, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"IBM has developed software designed to let people keep personal
information secret when doing business online and donated it to the
Higgins open-source project.
"The software, called 'Identity Mixer,' was developed by IBM
researchers. The idea is that people provide encrypted digital
credentials issued by trusted parties like a bank or government
agency when transacting online, instead of sharing credit card or
other details in plain text, Anthony Nadalin, IBM's chief security
architect, said in an interview..."