[OpenID board] Vivek Kundra's remarks about the US Government identity initiative

David Recordon recordond at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 19:42:42 UTC 2009

Yes, and level 1 does not prohibit the exchange of PII.

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Allen Tom <atom at yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> In the campground example, the government probably wants your email address
> so that they can send you a confirmation email, and also notifications about
> the reservation.
> Also, for practical purposes, they'd probably need your name, and maybe even
> your postal address and phone number.
> Chris Messina wrote:
>> It also speaks to the fact that we're largely focused on L1 interactions,
>> where this is little to no assurance about the identity being authenticated.
>> In such circumstance, the government really doesn't need to know who you are
>> to reserve a campsite for you — only make it easier for you to manage your
>> reservation by not forcing you to create a throw-away account and password.
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