If you look around the Internet and at the usual popular magazines and journals on subscription lists and news stands, you’ll find a variety of points of view on the topic of Privacy. Due to the openness of the Internet and the First Amendment almost anything goes regarding what is and what isn’t capable of protection. A recent attempt at requiring Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to provide Parental Controls protection in Europe was met with staunch opposition from some quarters. Obviously the porn industry could be threatened seriously by such actions. Other hardware and software vendors also keep a low profile in public discussion of the privacy topic, save requirements that are mandated by consumer law in the US.
Transxfer – as a consumer oriented digital identity and privacy organization – believes it important to clarify the privacy protections it fosters and promotes. They begin at the user level in an effort to assure that every user of a device, application (App), home or cloud system may register (with Transxfer) a user name and password – what begin usually as a clearly defined transaction between that user and the manufacturer of the hardware or purveyer of the software. The registration with Transxfer is a separate, independent transaction that in no way interferes or interrupts the normal account set-up between the user and device or application (App). Transxfer then provides the user a secure private or cloud-based repository for that data: the name of the device or application, the username selected, and the corresponding password associated with it. Then, should time pass, some unexpected event occur – like the theft or loss of the device – or reinstallation of a portion of the user’s system be required, Transxfer provides the user a simple, but secure means for retrieving the original data for recollection, re-installation, or changes.
Changes in the user’s hardware profile or App security are not automatically synchronized with the Transxfer repository for security reasons. After the initial registration all changes to the data must be directly authorized and made by the user. That way spoofing, device or identity theft, hacking, intrusion, and other forms of security meddling are minimized if not eliminated.
When it comes to the content of the applications selected by the user, Transxfer has no bias or particular opinion because our digital identity solutions exist to assure user privacy, not control over the site accessed, the content contained on the site, or any open internet transactions that may occur after authentication. However, Transxfer operates as a corporation according to the laws of the State of California, and the United States of America. As such, it recognizes the need to cooperate with legal authority in matters that threaten US citizens or activities that are deemed illegal by State and federal Law. These unlawful activities include but are not limited to those considered as Cybercrime, Terrorism, Treason, or Sedition.
While Transxfer makes every effort and takes every reasonable precaution to protect the identity of each user device and/or application authentication details, we cannot guarantee that our codes, schemes, patents, and/or intellectual property will prevent scrutiny by legal authorities in situations where authentication is for any of the above listed unlawful purposes. In other words, if your Internet activities are considered illegal in any quarter, you may not want use our products or services for identity storage and retrieval purposes.