Session:A public identity infrastructure to defend the open Internet

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Description Tracking users and managing their online identity across multiple services is the cornerstone of the dominance of the Internet by the big OTTs. Currently, Google, Facebook and other companies who live off user data monetization are the only ones offering Internet-wide single-sign-on services to average users; these services build more walled gardens which give no choice, no rights and no freedoms to the users. This is why it is strategically important to create an open alternative: a federated, public, free identity infrastructure for the Internet that would give users the same level of convenience and security, but empower them to choose their identity provider and control which personal information is shared and to whom. The session will discuss the problem and introduce the work done in this regard within the DomainID project, looking for community feedback and participation.
Type Talk
Kids session No
Keyword(s) software, security
Tags identity, privacy, openness, decentralization
Processing assembly Assembly:Free Software Foundation Europe
Person organizing User:Eal
Language en - English
en - English
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Starts at 2017/12/28 20:00
Ends at 2017/12/28 21:00
Duration 60 minutes
Location Room:Hall 3