CNET News: What's Behind Open-Source ID Push?
Mar 03, 2006, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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