Author Archives : David Recordon


Thanks TechCrunch for Supporting Us! 7

Last week PopSugar and TechCrunch hosted a party in Los Angeles and managed to raise an incredible $13,250 to donate to to charity which they’ve graciously decided to split evenly between the DataPortability.org working group and the OpenID Foundation. We’re thrilled by their continuing support of the OpenID community and […]


OpenIDDevCamp this Weekend in San Francisco 10

This weekend Six Apart will be hosting the first OpenIDDevCamp which is inspired by BarCamp, SuperHappyDevHouse, iPhoneDevCamp and MacHack, to develop web-based applications that use OpenID. It is a non-commercial event, organized by volunteers, with attendance free to all. By the completion of the weekend event we want to OpenID-enable […]


OpenID 2.0…Final(ly)! 95

While its certainly been a long process in the making, we’re now quite excited to announce OpenID Authentication 2.0 and OpenID Attribute Exchange 1.0 as final specifications (“OpenID 2.0”). This morning was the closing day of the Internet Identity Workshop and David Recordon, Dick Hardt, and Josh Hoyt (three of […]


Provider Asserton Policy Extension – Draft 2 5

We’ve just published Draft 2 of the OpenID Provider Assertion Policy Extension which replaces Draft 1 from July of this year. This draft adds clarifications to the spec and builds on implementation experiences from JanRain, Sxip, and VeriSign. The main goal of PAPE is to allow OpenID Relying Parties the […]


Welcome to the new OpenID Site! 29

Scott Kveton and I have spent today out in the sunny Tulsa, Oklahoma offices of Vidoop working with their team on a gigantic update to OpenID.net. As you can see, we’ve touched just about every part of the site. The theme is upgraded, content reorganized and rewritten, no longer using […]