ClaimID was recently reviewed in the Town of Colonie (NY) Library Newsletter (download the PDF here).Â Lots of people review ClaimID, so what makes this one special?Â First off, it is from a library.Â We at ClaimID are from library school ourselves, so we lurve libraries.Â Second, the review was written by my mom, the very technology-savvy reference librarian at William K. Sanford Town Library.
ClaimID (http://www.claimid.com) is a free online identity management service. ClaimID allows claimants to aggregate and annotate online information that is about them or created by them. ClaimID â€œgives people rather than a search engine, control over their identity.â€ (http://www.claimid.com/faq)Â In addition to ClaimIDâ€™s online resume function, the siteâ€™s loose structure encourages claimants to create descriptive categories (e.g. blogs, networks, links, photo-sharing) to which they can add content. A ClaimID resume is a dynamic document. Claimants often include links to flickr on their ClaimID page.
We love it!Â In other news, Peter St. Andre has been hard at work completing versions .01 and .02 of the MicroID spec.Â This is extremely valuable to the MicroID movement.Â If you’re interested in contributing to the ongoing efforts with MicroID, please consider joining the MicroID mailing list.
In other news, happy 2007 to everyone!Â We’ve got some great stuff planned in 2007, first and foremost of which is this recently-completed hardware migration that has ClaimID running all sorts of snappy.Â Â Best to everyone – thank you for joining us in claiming your identity.