Welcome

Feb 01 2011 Published by under Uncategorized admin

Identity Commons is a community of groups working on developing the identity and social layer of the web. We are loosely connected sharing a common purpose and principles. Our main community gathering is the Internet Identity Workshop that happens twice a year.

We create opportunities for both innovators and competitors, for both the big guy and the small fry to come together in a safe and balanced space.

Our organizational forms are diverse including:

  • several dozen people on a mailing list
  • nonprofit foundations behind particular technologies
  • open source projects part of other foundations
  • autonomous projects working on market advocacy and development

We formed to facilitate information sharing and coherence this space and to support interoperability and convergence around open standards.

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