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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..."

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