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» VIEW ALL POSTS Mar 4 2008   5:26PM GMT

Overheard: Open ID — not just for fanboys anymore



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Tags:
identity management
Open ID
Security
Yahoo
chris_markarsky.jpg Just a year ago, OpenID was more the hobby of a few fanboys than a serious challenge to the way identities are stored and managed. But in January, Yahoo! announced that all 250 million of its user accounts would become OpenID identifiers, thereby tripling the number of OpenID accounts overnight.

Chris Makarsky, I’ll need to see some ID

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