An ID card will not improve security, save promoting a good ‘feeling’ that the security posture is enhanced. However, It does present a nice, standard platform for those with curious, or malicious intent to focus on.
The big story here is attaching actionable authentication to activity on the internet. This can be exploited for marketing and trending at best – Silencing and exploitation at worst. Remember, the internet is not a computing platform, or a point of sale machine – It is simply a communications infrastructure. When enough is done to stifle, limit, and/or intimidate users, they will simply move to another framework, like Darknet.
There are many highly effective ways to secure business online without mandating licensing. Most companies only need to choose one and use it.]]>
Anyone who is convinced that an identity system cannot be compromised is deluded.]]>