Jon Stokes writes:
The White House has announced a new initiative aimed at bringing the federal government into the online identity space in a major way. Via a post on the White House blog, the administration has announced the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).
The blog post has a link to a new Department of Homeland Security-hosted site for the initiative, which has already been seeded with suggestions that can be ranked via Reddit-style voting. The site also contains a link to an initial draft [PDF] of the strategy, and DHS is encouraging interested parties to submit comments on the draft.
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