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OpenID is an open standard that describes how users can be authenticated in a decentralized manner, obviating the need for services to provide their own ad hoc systems and allowing users to consolidate their digital identities. The OpenID protocol does not rely on a central authority to authenticate a user's identity. Moreover, neither services nor the OpenID standard may mandate a specific means by which to authenticate users, allowing for approaches ranging from the common (such as passwords) to the novel (such as smart cards or biometrics). The term OpenID may also refer to an ID as specified in the OpenID standard; these IDs take the form of a unique URL, and are managed by some 'OpenID provider' that handles authentication. OpenID authentication is now used and provided by several large websites. Providers include AOL, BBC, Google, IBM, MySpace, Orange, PayPal, VeriSign, LiveJournal, and Yahoo! (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: OpenID)

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Metadata related to 'openid' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'openid': 4 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'openid' across all Ariadne articles: 87
  • Average number of references to 'openid' per Ariadne article: 21.75
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'openid': 2007-04
  • Trending factor of 'openid': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'openid':

  1. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. david recordon (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. robert sherratt (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. ian dolphin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. philip pothen (see articles on this topic by this author)

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JASIG June 2007 Conference

Ian Dolphin and Robert Sherratt report on the JASIG Conference, which took place in Denver, Colorado over 24-27 June 2007.

July 2007, issue52, event report

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by Dr. Radut