Privacy is Not an On and Off Switch – “Do Not Track” is Not the Answer
Stay N' Alive
JANUARY 30, 2011
Rather than something like Facebook Connect (or Graph API), for instance, a browser-driven version of OpenID would control the user authentication process, identify the user with a trusted provider (Facebook, Google, Religious institutions, Government institutions, you choose), and then be able to retrieve private information about individuals directly from the browser itself. Victoria Salisbury wrote an excellent blog post today on “ Who’s Creepier? Facebook or Google?