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Tag Archives: OpenID
Spread OpenID Site Launced (Do These Really Help?)
My question is, do the sites really work? I mean Firefox is doing fine true, but that was more due to the full page New York Times ad that SpreadFirefox helped raise money for. So while the website itself brought the community together for the purpose of marketing, is it the website or rather the efforts of those behind the website that are helping the products? I guess one could argue that they are one and the same. However, why create a second website? OpenID already has a pretty nice looking website (OpenID.net). Does it really need a second one to explain the benefits and such of OpenID? Continue reading
Posted in Security, Technology Tagged firefox, mozilla, OpenID, single login, spread firefox, Web 6 Comments
Is Facebook Winning the OpenID War?
My question is, “Is Facebook winning the OpenID war?”. Not that there is really a war going on persey. I’m sure some people will make the argument that the two technologies are different (and on some level they very much are), but from a end user perspective they accomplish a similar goal and since a lot of people already have Facebook accounts the userbase for Facebook Connect is larger than OpenID. Continue reading →