Monday, August 23, 2010

Congrats Yahoo! OpenID gets another RP

Just a quick shout-out to Yahoo! for releasing in beta OpenID relying party support for Yahoo! Stores. Now new store customers can sign-in and purchase products using an identity they already have. Check out this blog post for more details.

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Friday, August 06, 2010

Webfinger enabled for

Being able to discover meta-data about an identity (via the identity's identifier) is an important piece of the Federated Social Web. Evan Prodromou recently wrote...
An important part of identity is addressability – having a machine readable address that computers and people can use to find you, and only you.
As a way to enable "addressability" for AOL users, Webfinger discovery is now available for all email addresses in the domain. Discoverable information includes the identity's OpenID provider and profile URL.

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