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Items tagged openid in Mar, 2007

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Snipperoo now supports OpenID. It’s a really clean implementation, and they’ve given it prominent placement on their homepage. # 28th March 2007, 5:05 pm

Beginner’s guide to OpenID phishing (via) Excellent primer on the phishing problem, which concludes that phishing can only be solved by moving away from usernames and passwords entirely. # 23rd March 2007, 9:22 pm

ANN: PHP OpenID 1.2.2 released. Includes a fix to a bug that was causing some consumers to be incompatible with the WordPress.com OpenID provider. If you’re using this in a PHP OpenID consumer you should upgrade now. # 23rd March 2007, 8:33 pm

Highrise: Early stats, Cases for all, the new Solo plan, and more disk space! 9% of signups came in through OpenID, and they’ve opened up cases to everyone fixing my number one complaint about the service. Great job! # 23rd March 2007, 1:44 am

Vitamin Interviews: Simon Willison. Bobbie Johnson pointed a camera at me after my Future of Web Apps talk and interviewed me for eight minutes on OpenID. # 23rd March 2007, 1:41 am

Iusethis now supports OpenID for authentication. A great example of a site I probably wouldn’t have tried out if it hadn’t supported OpenID. # 21st March 2007, 1:11 am

Highrise. The new online contact manager from 37signals—exactly the tool I need for managing my freelancing, and it even accepts OpenID. # 19th March 2007, 10:39 pm

OmniTI_OpenID. OmniTI’s PHP OpenID 1.1 consumer library. Much less full featured than the JanRain library, but it’s good to have more than one. # 18th March 2007, 1:15 am

What is OpenID Good For? Dare Obasanjo provides some smart responses to Tim Bray’s criticisms of OpenID, including a good angle on the phishing problem. # 14th March 2007, 10:12 am

My Future of Web Apps talk as a slidecast

The team at Carson Systems have a pretty quick turnaround on their podcasts; they’ve had full recordings of every speaker up for a few days now. I spent a bunch of time over the weekend splicing the recording of my talk together with my slides, and the result is now available at The Future of OpenID (a slidecast).

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Ficlets (via) AOL’s first application to launch on Rails, and their first application to accept OpenIDs as well as AOL screen names. # 10th March 2007, 5:41 pm

OpenID Server Integrated with CAS. Case Western Reserve University now provides an OpenID for every network account holder. # 10th March 2007, 8:48 am

Relying Party Best Practices. Proposed guidelines for OpenID consumers from Martin Atkins, currently under discussion on the mailing list. # 7th March 2007, 11:45 pm

37 Signals’ next app Highrise will support OpenID. I can’t wait to see how the 37 Signals team deal with the UI challenges involved in supporting OpenID logins. # 7th March 2007, 9:23 am

OpenID on WordPress.com. My first project launch as a freelancer. You can now use your WordPress.com blog as an OpenID. # 6th March 2007, 8:41 pm

phpbb-openid: Your AIM screen name is your OpenID. Log in to a phpBB board with an AOL OpenID and it will try to associate your OpenID with an account that lists that AIM in the profile. This is the kind of behaviour I talked about in my FOWA talk. # 6th March 2007, 7:57 am

The Beauty Of The Diffie-Hellman Protocol. Some useful explanations here. Diffie-Hellman is used by OpenID to establish a shared secret between the provider and the consumer. # 1st March 2007, 10:08 pm