November 18, 2010.
Online ID initiative stalled by political and technical challenges
Originally President Obama was supposed to sign the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace in September or October, an aggressive timeline considering the draft was released for comment in June.
While some would say the delay was predictable, a delay till 2011 may point to some larger problems. Reports in early November point to a six-month review by government agencies, which would mean nothing is released until May. Other sources, however, are still pointing to a release soon after the New Year...