Weaving Identity into the Browser

(via Dion Almaer and ReadWriteWeb) Mozilla Labs posted a screencast yesterday of a new feature as part of the Weave project, which enables OpenID at the browser level, which will have potentially significant impact on adoption and use of portable identity technology. Weave is a Mozilla Labs project, started back in December of 2007, which […]

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Get Your OpenID On

Two quick announcements this week which bode well for OpenID: PayPal joins the OpenID Foundation Facebook joins the OpenID Foundation It’s fantastic to see the largest and fastest growing social network (in the US anyway) and a major online payment provider both joining the momentum behind the open stack and the assembled web. See also: […]

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Online Identity Management

Since the early 1990s, I’ve been fascinated by the concept of online identity management: what it means to have an identity online, what stays consistent with the offline world, what becomes more fluid, and what becomes more fixed. It’s a very vibrant space right now, with commercial vendors, open source projects, trends, and standards all […]

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