Future of Identity in the Information Society -
A Network of Excellence of the 6th EU framework programme, 4th Work Plan

Europe will develop a deeper understanding of how appropriate identities and identity management can progress the way to a fair(er) European information society.

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Contexte initial

The increasingly digital representation of personal characteristics changes our ways of identifying individuals, and supplementary digital identities, embodying concepts such as pseudonymity and anonymity, are being created for security, profit, convenience or even for fun. FIDIS objectives are shaping the requirements for the future management of identity in the European Information Society and contributing to the technologies and infrastructures needed.

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Integrating European research with regard to Technologies to: * Support identity and identification * Interoperability of identity and identification concepts * ID-theft, privacy and security * Profiling and forensic implications