University Hall
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Who controls & protects the digital me?

The Identity Mash-Up Conference is a three-day event hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. The goal of the conference is to explore the role of identity systems (tools that let users and merchants know whom to trust on the web) in furthering or inhibiting privacy, civil liberties and new forms of civic participation and commerce.

conference highlights

What You Need to Know About Identity. Towards Open Identity and Security: The Interface of Technology and Law. Mash-Up Applications. Privacy and Civil Liberties in Benign and Hostile Environments. Global Musical Mashup Community Event

Interoperability, Open Identity, and Identity Brokers. Identity and Universal Human Rights. Trust, Fairness and Sanctions in Digital Communities. Human Hybrids: Creating a Global Identity. Reputation, Currencies, and Status Signals in Digital Communities. The Commons, Open APIs, Mesh-Ups, and Mash-Ups. Long Tail Markets, Social Commerce and Open Business Models. Open Plenary Session: Towards and Open Identity Layer and Trusted Exchange: What Might it Look Like?

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Added by Clampants on May 18, 2006