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Whitepaper outlines identity issues for federal website users

By Dorothy Ramienski
Internet Editor
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The federal government is in the process of launching a series of pilot programs that will use a third party to store and authenticate the data of federal Web site users.

The Center for Democracy and Technology recently released a whitepaper outlining some possible issues — and best practices — for the federal government.

Heather West is a policy analyst at CDT and said this issue is increasingly important for the federal government in terms of how it deals with the public, and how it deals with internal issues, as well.