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A taxonomy of government approaches towards online identity management

Seltsikas, P and Van Der Heijden, H (2010) A taxonomy of government approaches towards online identity management Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 1 - 8. ISSN 1530-1605

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Abstract

A government's approach towards establishing the online identity of its citizens is often subject to heated debate. This debate is sometimes obscured by the lack of clarity regarding the specific approach that a government adopts towards identity management. We propose a taxonomy for the type of identity management that a government can pursue. Our taxonomy identifies three essential approaches: a decentralized, a federal, and a centralized type. We illustrate our taxonomy using three countries that have approaches characteristic of each type: Australia, the United States, and the Netherlands respectively.

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Divisions: Faculty of Business, Economics and Law > Surrey Business School
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2012 13:41
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 19:04
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/157468

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