Yahoo! Implements OpenID For 250 Millions Of User ID

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Today Officially Yahoo! announced that the company will authenticate the identities of its approximately 250 million users ID and if they choose to login through the use of OpenID and now OpenID supports to Yahoo! ID.

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I am sure, if you have know idea about openid, you are curious about to know more…OpenID is a decentralized single sign-on system. Using OpenID-enabled sites, web users do not need to remember traditional authentication tokens such as username and password. Instead, they only need to be previously registered on a website with an OpenID “identity provider” (IdP). Since OpenID is decentralized, any website can employ OpenID software as a way for users to sign in; OpenID solves the problem without relying on any centralized website to confirm digital identity.
Which site actually support openid, a list will be available here.

Here, much more interesting information avilabale for you. Don’t forget to check out…

Larry Dignan / Zero Day:   OpenID 2.0 and Yahoo: The security angle

Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal:   Yahoo to Support OpenID for its 248 Million Users, OpenID to Support Yahoo ID’s

InfoWorld:   Yahoo to support OpenID single sign-on

Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:   Yahoo! to Provide OpenID – Will It Take the Next Step?

Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org:   Yahoo Supporting OpenID; Partners With Plaxo

Andy Beal / Andy Beal’s Marketing Pilgrim:   Yahoo Adopts OpenID’s Single Sign-in Platform

Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:   OpenID Gaining Critical Mass, Yahoo Announces Support

Dave Parrack / TECH.BLORGE.com:   Yahoo! now supports OpenID – Mainstream boost for universal log-in

Dennis Bouchand / 901am:   Yahoo! supports OpenID

Richard Ziade / Basement.org:   OpenID & The Dilemma Of Great Inventions That Nobody Can Get Their Heads Around

Scott Gilbertson / Compiler:   Yahoo Leverages OpenID to Provide Users with Web-Wide Identities

Mark Evans:   Big Boost for OpenID

David Utter / WebProBlog:   Yahoo embraces OpenID as login standard

David / Signal vs. Noise:   Yahoo! accounts become valid OpenIDs

Daniela Barbosa / unstruc chitchatting …:   Political Market Prediction Section of CNN Supports OpenID

Fred Oliveira / WeBreakStuff:   Yahoo! implements OpenID

Relaxedguy / The Progress Bar:   Yahoo Implements OpenID

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