Monthly Archives: February 2012


Deutsche Telekom and the OpenID Foundation

In 2011 the OpenID Foundation welcomed Deutsche Telekom as a new member. By joining the Foundation and other industry leaders such as Microsoft, Ping Identity, Google, PayPal, & Symantec, Europe’s largest telecommunications company is supporting decentralized authentication systems for easy online login, such as OpenID. In the development of consumer products, the Deutsche Telekom Group [...]


OpenID Connect Implementer’s Drafts Approved 7

The OpenID membership has approved the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts in the vote held from February 7th to 15th, 2012: • Basic Client Profile – Simple self-contained specification for a web-based Relying Party. (This spec contains a subset of the information in Messages and Standard.) • Discovery – Defines how user and provider endpoints [...]


Vote for OpenID Connect Implementer’s Drafts is open 2

Link: https://openid.net/foundation/members/polls/62 The OpenID AB+Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: • Basic Client Profile – Simple self-contained specification for a web-based Relying Party. (This spec contains a subset of the information in Messages and Standard.) • Discovery – Defines how user and provider endpoints can be dynamically discovered. • [...]