New ways to prove your identity online

Rob Barbour has found a new way of enhancing his reputation online: showcasing his newly verified identity. When he put up an eBay Inc. listing a few weeks ago, the Ashburn, Va., technology consultant embedded a link to his new online profile on verification service Trufina Inc.

He soon will paste the link in his emails and on a Web site where he sells software and offers programming advice. "I needed a tool that will prove to somebody that this is who I am," says Mr. Barbour, 39 years old. New ways to prove your identity online

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