Representatives from Internet Society and Oracle elected to leadership positions as growing membership base works to bridge identity technologies, initiatives and organizations Washington DC, June 17, 2009 – Nearly 45 organizations from the global identity and Internet communities today announced the launch of Kantara Initiative, a new organization formed […]
Posted June 7, 2009 It’s not unusual to hear criticism of UK law enforcement policy on the taking/retention of DNA samples; the National DNA Database (NDNAD or “nidnad”, as I suppose it should be pronounced) has generated controversy and even attracted a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights […]
Last month Brett McDowell, executive director of Liberty Alliance, spent some time with Zack Martin of Avisian discussing the history, preliminary goals and early members of Kantara Initiative. The ten minute podcast offers a great overview of the new organization and dives into the potential use cases and technology, policy […]
Kantara Initiative has become a sponsor of this month’s IIW (Internet Identity Workshop) taking place at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View California. We join Information Card Foundation, Google, Microsoft, OASIS ID Trust, OpenID Foundation, OUNO, Plaxo and Yahoo Developer Network in sponsoring the May 18-20 event. IIW […]
We’re officially live and launched, here from the RSA Conference! Brett McDowell, Liberty Alliance, was joined onstage by Eve Maler, Concordia Project; Drummond Reed, Information Card Foundation; Trent Adams, ISOC; and Nat Sakimura, XDI.org, announcing the formation of Kantara Initiative. We’re excited about the road ahead and the opportunity in front of us. Join us in shaping the future of digital identity.