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[TR]Facebook Wants to Supply Your Internet Driver's License

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Facebook's identity system might very well supply something that VeriSign, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Google have all struggled to offer: a single "driver's license" for the Internet. (This leaves aside the question of whether it's a good thing for one company to hold such a position of power.)
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Not so sure about this....

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post #2 of 126
Screw that.
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Never. I say this as an avid FB user.
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i have gone this far without using facebook and i can safely say i wont start now!
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post #6 of 126
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I'm not a fan of it either but what did catch my eye in the article was the concept of an identity layer on the Internet.
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post #7 of 126
Isn't part of the beauty of the internet that there is no such thing as a "internet driver's license"?
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post #8 of 126
1. It will cause a lot more trouble if your account got stolen
2. Facebook already use a large amount of user information for advertisement purpose, and yet they want more power?
3. Great concept, but how about let some other 3rd party non-profit group handle such task?
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post #9 of 126
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Originally Posted by Microsis View Post
Isn't part of the beauty of the internet that there is no such thing as a "internet driver's license"?
Exactly! I don't know why all of a sudden everyone wants to be linked to everything. It should be optional not required. And of course it would be optional at first but then the people using it would get perks and extras so that will pull more people in which in turn would push the people that don't want it back into a hole limiting their content until they give in. Don't want. (This is all speculation of course.)
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post #10 of 126
I wish something would replace facebook, because I hate it.
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