Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday May 06, 2014

U.S. Testing Universal Internet IDs

Attention, citizens! The government is here with universal internet IDs to protect you from the evils of the internet. Relax, what could possibly go wrong?

The initiative, called National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), was originally devised as a means to prevent fraud and make it easier to verify identities quickly. This initial rollout only involves websites for those applying for government assistance, as it's merely meant to test whether the idea's feasible.