IBM buys identity company - there goes another bit of your privacy

Posted on Saturday, Jan 08 2005 @ 20:27 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
You have a Richard Smith of Maple Street who once ripped off your casino. Now, Dick Smith of Maple Avenue wants a job as a cashier. Is there a connection, should you worry, and do you have the software that even suggests a possible link?

That's the type of scenario IBM hopes to address with its acquisition of the privately owned identity resolution company SRD, announced Friday. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed

Full article at eWeek


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