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|An Internet-scale identity system is an architecture that defines standardized mechanisms enabling the identity attributes of its users to be shared between applications and websites. This enables a streamlined and optimized online experience for users and greater protection from identity theft. A number of different technologies and standard initiatives are designed to deliver an Internet scale identity system. This white paper provides an overview of the key initiatives and explores the similarities, differences, and synergies among them.|