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OpenID Japan Launches with 32 Member Companies 1

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share that OpenID Japan has launched with 32 members including merchants, portals, educational institutions, insurance companies, manufacturing companies, airlines, and banks. This announcement is significant for several reasons: The number and breadth of industries represented by the new members The use of OpenID by […]


OpenID Content Provider Advisory Committee Kickoff Meeting 2

AARP, AOL, BBC, Google, Hearst Magazines, JanRain, Meredith, MySpace, National 4-H, National Public Radio (NPR), The New York Times, Reed Business Information, Six Apart, Time Inc., Vidoop, and Yahoo meet in NY City for first OpenID Content Provider Advisory Committee meeting hosted by the BBC.


Challenges facing OpenID

Its been an busy week in the world of OpenID. On Friday Ben Laurie announced a security vulnerability around OpenID that relates to existing problems with DNS and certain SSL certificates. Discussions on the OpenID General mailing list have been fruitful and the major OpenID providers out there today have […]


MySpace announces support for OpenID 9

On Tuesday of this week, popular social networking site MySpace announced support for OpenID and integration with their Data Availability initiative. MySpace is launching as an OpenID provider to begin with bringing the grand total of OpenID enabled users on the Internet to well over 500 million users. What’s interesting […]


A new chapter in the OIDF 8

The OpenID Foundation has covered a lot of ground in the last 1.5 years since its inception. We consolidated a number of internet identity efforts, built an organization charged with promoting and protecting the efforts of this fantastic community, developed an Intellectual Property Process that will ensure OpenID stays open, […]