Tag Archives : Foundation


OpenID® Trademark and Service Mark License 2

The OIDF board recently voted to adopt an OpenID Trademark and Service Mark License policy. The following are some of the guidelines regarding acceptable uses of OIDF trademarks outlined in the license: The owner of OIDF marks must be clearly identified as the “OpenID Foundation”. For example, “OpenID® is a trademark (registered in numerous countries) [...]


OpenID Foundation 2012 Community Board Member Election 2

This is to announce the 2012 election of OpenID Foundation community board members. The Foundation plays an important role in the evolution of Internet identity technologies. Those elected will help determine what role the OIDF should play in helping facilitate faster and broader adoption of open standard identity systems. Last year four community board members [...]


Introducing the 2011 OpenID Community Board Representatives 2

Dear Members, Thank you for voting for those who will represent you at this pivotal time for OpenID. This is to introduce the newly elected community directors of the OpenID Foundation Board. In 2011 Brian Kissel and Allen Tom will be fulfilling the second year of their terms as community representatives.  Marc Frons has resigned [...]


Considering running for the OpenID Board?

Dear OIDF Member: The OpenID Foundation is committed to enabling, promoting and protecting technologies that enable users to control their online identity. This is an evolving space where the definition of online identity continues to shift. Community-elected representatives play an important part in the direction of the foundation and thus help shape the future of [...]


OIDF Board Election Announcement

This is to announce the third election of OpenID Foundation community board members. The Foundation plays an important role in the evolution of Internet identity technologies. Its focus has been driving OpenID adoption through improvements in UX, data management, and helping relying parties and identity providers expand into new application areas.  The 2011 Board will take [...]


The OpenID Foundation is looking for input from online retailers

The OpenID Foundation formed the Retail Advisory Committee to provide input to and get feedback from Retailers looking to leverage OpenID and related technologies to serve customers better and achieve improved business results. OpenID Foundation Retail Advisory Committee Overview View more presentations from bkkissel.


From the Executive Director: Notes from Washington, DC 2

As mentioned earlier on some of the foundation’s lists, the National Center for Biotechnology Information, division of National Library of Medicine/NIH, has deployed a hybrid login using multiple options including Google, Verisign and PayPal via OpenID, NIH proprietary, eRA, and Shibboleth.  The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) hybrid login facility is just one example [...]


Facebook joins OpenID Foundation Board with a commitment to better user experience 28

Today we’re excited to join Facebook’s Mike Schroepfer in announcing that they have joined the OpenID Foundation’s board as a sustaining corporate member. Luke Shepard, a key member of Facebook’s Platform and Connect teams and a huge internal advocate for OpenID, has been selected as their representative and joins the current board of seven community [...]