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CNET News: What's Behind Open-Source ID Push?

Mar 03, 2006, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joris Evers)

"Big guns IBM and Novell threw their weight behind a previously obscure open-source identity management project this week, leading analysts to wonder: What's in it for those companies?

"The two technology heavyweights are backing an initiative code-named Higgins Project, which the companies pitch as an open-source response to Microsoft's forthcoming InfoCard technology. Both Higgins and InfoCard are being presented as ways to give people more control of their personal data when doing business online..."

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