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Re: Obama moves forward with Internet ID plan

From: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 08:28:53 +0100
Cc: public-xg-webid@w3.org
Message-Id: <3CB020C9-FB2F-487C-8C63-EF3FB5A2B50F@bbc.co.uk>
To: jeff@sayremedia.com

On 18 Apr 2011, at 23:36, Jeff Sayre wrote:

> Here we go. A nationalized Internet ID. Talk about too late, too little,
> and too wrong:
> 
> http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20054342-281.html
> 
> Should we attempt to contact the US Commerce Department and share the
> vision of WebID? They clearly are not up with the times. I doubt we will
> get much headway, but perhaps via our local elected Federal officials, we
> may be able to gain their attention.
> 
> Does anyone have higher-level contacts that might make it possible to set
> up a meeting in Washington?

>From my quick reading of the National Identity Strategy documents, there's nothing in them which conflicts with WebID. If there is something in there, I'd very much appreciate a pointer to it!

M.

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