infovore + openid   6 : On Authentication
"...this leads up to a discussion of two things: the OAuth protocol which aims, amongst other laudable goals, to help safeguard users’ passwords, and the distinctly unnerving trend which Jeremy Keith has christened the password anti-pattern, which really doesn’t." A clear, articulate explanation of the issues around authentication.
oauth  openid  security  privacy  authentication  design  archiecture  antipattern 
september 2008 by infovore
//dopefreshtightblog » masquerade - Rails-based OpenID Server
"masquerade - an OpenID server based on Ruby on Rails." Server, not client-library. Looks quite nifty, and well worth knowing this is out there.
openid  server  ruby  rails  rubyonrails  identity  development  programming 
april 2008 by infovore
Telegraph to become OpenID provider : January 2008 : Shane Richmond : Technology : Telegraph Blogs
"The Telegraph will soon become the first newspaper in the world, and the first British media company, to become an OpenID provider. Readers will be able to begin using the service from the end of February." That's an interesting - and savvy - move.
openid  publishing  journalism  blogging  newspapers  telegraph  uk 
january 2008 by infovore
Six Apart - News and Events: We Are Opening the Social Graph
"Your lists of friends and connections on the social websites that you use, sometimes called your social graph, belongs to you. No one company should own who you know and how you know them." This could be interesting!
openid  social  networking  graph  portable  network  api  code 
october 2007 by infovore
OpenID: Why, how, benefits, 37signals
Nice, customer-facing page explaining the benefits of OpenID to average users. Up to 37s usual standard.
openid  explanation  design  copy  37signals 
june 2007 by infovore

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