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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

OpenID - really great presso explaining it...

Yes, it does say 2007 but it's still relevant and very useful background info on OpenID. Considering the mass adoption of social networks, user identity and authentication has become a massive subject underlying all data mashing. Google has adopted this within OpenSocial and we're seeing usage within Facebook Connect...and we're also seeing broad website standardization/utilization of it - check out Yahoo!'s

Corporate Board Members of the foundation;
  • Facebook - Luke Shepard
  • Google - DeWitt Clinton
  • IBM - Tony Nadalin
  • Microsoft - Michael B. Jones - Secretary
  • PayPal - Andrew Nash
  • VeriSign - Gary Krall
  • Yahoo! - Raj Mata - Treasurer

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