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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
The OpenID Foundation is happy to introduce Don Thibeau as our new executive director. Don is taking over from Bill Washburn who helped get the Foundation off the ground. Even with the substantial momentum that OpenID has gained already in 2009, Don has his work cut out for him beyond our two main priorities of […]
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 […]
The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of PayPal as a sustaining corporate member of the Board. PayPal joins the current board of seven community elected board members and five sustaining corporate members: Google, IBM, Microsoft, VeriSign and Yahoo!.