Thursday, April 27, 2006

Link Contracts

There are all of these lawyers running around the identity space getting involved in the technology issues... here's my revenge:

I know we are going to be talking a lot at IIW and the Berkman Conference about policy and standardization of data sharing agreements so I thought I would get this thought out of my head. This document basically says that I think we need to differentiate between several different types of agreements that need to be standardized to build a robust, dynamic, trust framework in which overlapping circles of trust can evolve. When the discussion focuses on “the data sharing agreement” I am often unclear about which one is being talked about.