BetaNews: “AOL has disbanded the Magic Carpet product team and refocused limited resources on its core subscription and advertising businesses. This leaves the Internet giant with no viable alternative to Microsoft’s Passport authentication service in implementation, which currently boasts 200 million accounts.” [Scripting News]
Trustworthy Computing does Moon Walk (but not yet). One small step for man, one giant leap for Windows XP [The Register]
The thing about “Trustworthy Computing” is that it’s not about just Microsoft fining buffer overflows, it’s about making computing itself more secure. I suspect that it’ll be less about inventing new protocols, as getting world wide deployment on some of the stuff we already have.