"More and more webservices are popping up for which you have to have a facebook account in order to use the services."
"In my opinion, facebook has already pretty much become the standard of identity management on the internet. People don't really talk about it, it's not an issue at all. No one seems to realize that this is happening in digital space right now and here the idea initiated to bring this web reality into real life by making an actual facebook identity card. [Tobias Leingruber is referring to his project Facebook ID card]."
Tobias Leingruber (@tbx) is an artist and communication designer. His work explores and exposes the mutual impacts of communication technologies and society. The web belongs to us!
Leingruber has worked with many artists and organizations including the Free Art & Technology Lab, Artzilla.org, Le Camping Start-Up Accelerator and the Mozilla Foundation (Firefox). He's generally involved in tech start-up and digital art scenes.
Latest projects include FB Resistance and Mozilla Demoparty. His work was exhibited internationally in galleries and on home computers and has been covered by the NY Times, LA Times, Wired, Spiegel, 3Sat or Liberation.