Digital Identity, IM and VoIP
There’s been a huge amount of buzz around the area of digital identity recently, especially as it relates to VoIP and the interface between the Internet and the PSTN. This piece on Telepocalypse is a must read. It predicts the emergence of digital identity mechanisms as the dominant force on the VoIP enabled internet. What that means is that MSN, AOL, and the like will be the next generation communications providers.
Stuart Henshall, over on Unbound Spiral, talks about the potential for limitless exchange of personal information when IM meets VoIP and mobility.