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Kantara Initiative Reshapes Global Identity Landscape Based on Industry-Wide Collaboration, Announces Initial Focus Areas

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 […]

Kantara Initiative: “An Optimized Identity Forum for Solving Technology and Policy Interoperability”

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 is Born!

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,, 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.