[FoRK] Google

Russell Turpin russell.turpin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 13:04:36 PST 2018

On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 2:50 PM, Greg Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org> wrote:
> It's time for @twitter to confirm a real name and real person behind every account,
> and for @facebook to to get far more stringent on the same. ...

I'm surprised that there isn't some company yet that doesn't sell a
verified digital ID, e.g., "Russell Turpin in Texas." The process for
verifying that is dirt simple: they look at the name and state of the
credit card they charge. And that could be dirt cheap, say a couple of

With a little encryption and javascript, it shows up in people's
browsers on everything you post. Where you want that.

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