My old chum Andy Ramsden wrote a nice piece on LinkedIn the other day, pointing out the difference between transactions that need identification (almost none of them) and transactions that ... [Continue reading]
It’s really hard to be James Bond these days. Apart from health & safety restrictions on the use of poison umbrellas and the legal restrictions on the murder of henchmen (even foreign ... [Continue reading]
It’s Vegas, so time for a glass of champagne. Luckily, they had some in the green room for the W3C panel on “One-Click Buying: New W3C Standards for Web Payments” so I poured myself a large ... [Continue reading]
The police are apparently fed up with Walmart. They cut staff, introduced automated checkout and saw a big increase in shoplifting, which they pass on to the police.
“The ... [Continue reading]
In the July 2000 edition of Harper’s Magazine, Dennis Cass wrote about Silicon Valley:
Let’s go Silicon Valley! Wherein the author stalks the flighty, green-backed webhead ... [Continue reading]
Online (identity-related) fraud is absolutely out of control in the UK and there is, so far as I can see, no prospect of any form of identity infrastructure to deal with the problem. ... [Continue reading]