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The Problem(s) with OpenID

May 27, 2008, 19:30 (3 Talkback[s])

"On occasion, my colleagues and I are asked whether Credentica is working to ensure that our innovative technology for user-centric identity management will work with OpenID. My short answer--'No'--is sometimes followed by the question 'Why not?' Let me explain.

"OpenID was designed as a lightweight solution for 'trivial' use cases in identity management: its primary goal is to enable Internet surfers to replace self-generated usernames and passwords by a single login credential, without needing more than their browser. Concretely, OpenID aims to enable individuals to post blog comments and log into social networking sites without having to remember multiple passwords..."

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