Stephen Downes

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Microsoft Backs OpenID

Scott Wilson, Apr 06, 2007

I think we sort of already knew this, but it's good that it's official. "Bill Gates this week announced at the RSA conference that Microsoft will support OpenID. This is a major development in identity management, and marks the beginning of a serious effort to unite OpenID's distributed identity specification with the CardSpace system developed by Microsoft." Now will Google and Yahoo support OpenID or will they remain private gardens (and swamps of misery for developers)?

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