[OpenID] Facebook wildfire spreading of OpenID
andrewarnott at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 03:54:38 UTC 2009
Peter, my parents' responses inline.
> What is openid’s core value, for a parent?
> Here is a few of the spins I’ve heard over the last 2 years:
> 1 Urls are so magical that your openid URL means you
> don’t need multiple passwords
> 2 Addresses commenting spam
> 3 Brings PGP’s web of trust to life, though linkup
> with ebay-reputation systems
> 4 Easy signup to new accounts
> 5 Get portability of identity, like with your phone
Umm... phone number I know. But what's portable identity?
> 6 Addresses privacy policies through explicit consent
um... privacy is good.
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