Category Archives : Specs


Review of proposed final OAuth 2.0 Form Post Response Mode specification   Recently updated !

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Final Specification: OAuth 2.0 Form Post Response Mode 1.0 – Defines how to return OAuth 2.0 Authorization Response parameters (including OpenID Connect Authentication Response parameters) using HTML form values that are auto-submitted by the User Agent using HTTP POST A Final […]


Review of proposed final OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect Migration specification   Recently updated !

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Final Specification: OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect Migration 1.0 – Defines how to migrate from OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect A Final Specification provides intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification and is not subject to further revision. This note […]


Errata to OpenID Connect Specifications Approved 1

Errata to the following specifications have been approved by a vote of the OpenID Foundation members: OpenID Connect Core 1.0 – Defines the core OpenID Connect functionality: authentication built on top of OAuth 2.0 and the use of Claims to communicate information about the End-User OpenID Connect Discovery 1.0 – Defines how Relying Parties dynamically […]


Implementer’s Draft of OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect Migration Specification Approved

The following specification has been approved as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft by a vote of the OpenID Foundation members: OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect Migration 1.0 – Defines how to migrate from OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the […]


Notice of Vote for Errata to OpenID Connect Specifications 3

The official voting period will be between Friday, October 31 and Friday, November 7, 2014, following the 45 day review of the specifications. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open a week before Friday, October 31 on Friday, October 24 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect Migration Specification   Recently updated !

The official voting period will be between Friday, October 31 and Friday, November 7, 2014, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open a week before Friday, October 31 on Friday, October 24 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period […]


Crossing the Chasm of Consumer Consent   Recently updated !

This week Open Identity Exchange publishes a white paper on the “ARPU of Identity”.   The focus of the white paper is on how MNOs and telecommunications companies can monetize identity markets and thereby improve their average revenue per user, or ARPU.   Its author and highly regarded data scientist, Scott Rice, makes a point that […]


Crossing the Chasm In Mobile Identity: OpenID Foundation’s Mobile Profile Working Group   Recently updated !

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) worldwide are in various stages of “crossing the chasm” in the Internet identity markets. As Geoffrey A. Moore noted in his seminal work, the most difficult step is making the transition between early adopters and pragmatists. The chasm crossing Moore refers to points to the bandwagon effect and the role standards […]


Review of Proposed Errata to OpenID Connect Specifications

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends the approval of Errata to the following specifications: OpenID Connect Core 1.0 – Defines the core OpenID Connect functionality: authentication built on top of OAuth 2.0 and the use of Claims to communicate information about the End-User OpenID Connect Discovery 1.0 – Defines how Relying Parties dynamically discover information […]


Review of Proposed Implementer’s Draft of OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect Migration Specification

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect Migration 1.0 – Defines how to migrate from OpenID 2.0 to OpenID Connect An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note […]