Cory Doctorow at 11:15 am Mon, May 18, 2009
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8th Internet Identity Workshop
(via Making Light)
Probably not a coincidence that this cartoon fits the logo:
(I had to look up where that meme originated, and my wife had never even heard it.)
Cory, don’t you have your dog click EULAs for you? That makes it especially funny.
XKCD’s Randall Monroe has an interpretation of this:
“The Internet, as envisioned by the elderly”
And related discussion of the series it’s from, is here:
But Cory, hadn’t Doc Searls been using this identity logo in his blog since, like, forever? IIRC Doc has been talking about Online Identity for a long time now, alongside VRM and other favorite topics. And I think he’s involved with the committee or something…
Cute logo. I’ve been working on an internet-and-larger scale identity system, in the public domain, that approaches this kind of identity stuff using techniques like community escrow.
The Internet: Where the men are men, the women are men, and the children are the FBI.
I remember the cartoon. Great logo!
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