AOL announces a running (still experimental) OpenID project that turns up the temperature on the identity world
The essence of OpenID is not a new redirection protocol, or even a new payload format. It is a new, dramatically simple trust model intended for specific use cases. This makes it an important new part of the identity metasystem.
OpenID editor David Recordon says he is “personally really excited” to work on developing the Assertion Quality Extension
Scott says, “Please reserve judgment on what this all means until you see it all work together. The technology is really quite simple and the ramifications for end-users is huge.”
Let me say something about potential squishing. It just won't happen.
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Scott says, “Forget SOAP, forget complicated. There is no hook back to the mothership with this technology. As a matter of fact, OpenID and CardSpace could work together quite easily.”
Ashish says, “if you want to see a demo of what Kim describes, please stop by Ping Identityâ€™s booth at the RSA Conference “
Drummond agrees that “using CardSpace and OpenID together can be a win/win for both…”
Use of infocard at the OpenID identity provider overcomes the phishing problem while allowing the industry to benefit from the potential reach of OpenID at the relying party.