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Becoming Artifacts: Medieval Seals, Passports and the Future of Digital Identity

  title={Becoming Artifacts: Medieval Seals, Passports and the Future of Digital Identity},
  author={Mawaki Chango},
  • Mawaki Chango
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • What does a digital identity token have to do with medieval seals? Is the history of passports of any use for enabling the discovery of Internet users’ identity when crossing virtual domain boundaries during their digital browsing and transactions? The agility of the Internet architecture and its simplicity of use have been the engines of its growth and success with the users worldwide. As it turns out, there lies also its crux. In effect, Internet industry participants have argued that the… CONTINUE READING
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