Background

Background

This website aims to provide initial points and facilities to stimulate discussion, not to carry out a complete survey of all related issues. It contains the following sections: • A broad statement of the issues being addressed. • An overview of the current approach to Federated Access Management (FAM) in the UK HE environment. • A set of brief scenarios describing different aspects of FAM in digital repository environments. ...more »

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Scenario 10: Social/”Organic” access management

Organic access management, where the resource owner is directly involved in determining who has access to resources under their control. The central idea here is that people are willing to share in self-selected communities. This scenario is likely to be most applicable to more informal resources (e.g. presentations, videos) in “social” repositories (e.g. Yahoo groups, MyFlickr). This is not to say that they are any less ...more »

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Scenario 12: User Consent to attribute release

One potential way of resolving the conflict between privacy requirements and the need to identify users is to investigate scenarios in which users are asked for their consent to the release of personal information. The DPIE2 (Developing Personalisation for the Information Environment 2) project has considered this (see below), and there are some related current and upcoming JISC ITTs: the Identity Management Toolkit ...more »

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