[OpenID] OpenID progress in the Netherlands

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 05:37:55 UTC 2009


This sounds like great progress, Kick! Very exciting!
Do keep us posted on your progress.

Chris

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 7:29 AM, nieuwsgroep <nieuwsgroep at evidos.nl> wrote:

>  All,
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> Last week was a good week for OpenID in the Netherlands. The major Dutch
> social website Hyves released it’s support for OpenID, enabling Hyves users
> with an OpenID, like Google, Myspace and MS LiveID. About half of the Dutch
> Population (8 million) is now enabled with a locally known OpenID.
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> We planned this press release in advance of the first face to face meetup
> on the 12th of May about “*OpenID, put into practice*”
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> Off course there are the Frequently Posted Comments (FPC) like:
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> -          Again an OpenID provider and not a consumer (With the reaction
> of Hyves that they need login support for multiple channels like mobile…)
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> -          OpenID is not secure or trusted.
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> -          What are the benefits for the retailer?
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> -          I don’t like a centralized authentication system like OpenID
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> -          OpenID, Huh?
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> To react on most of these issues we have a nice line up off speakers for
> May 12th:
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> -          First an organization like the American Automobile Association<http://www.aaa.com/>will show how they think they can benefit from OpenID, OpenSocial in their
> registration and authentication process.
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> -          A highly respected security advisor will present on the
> security aspects of OpenID. The message will be that the way how you
> implement any type of authentication mechanism as a Relying Party is key for
> creating a secure system (RP Implementation guidelines OpenID….)
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> -          Vodafone R&D will show a demo on running an openid provider on
> a SIM card (OpenID decentralized). I am sure they can go into  the OpenID
> support for multiple device aspects as well.
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> -          Hyves will present something on being an OpenID provider
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> -          Someone from government will describe a businesscase to use
> openID within a closed community like governmental departments (SAAS) ,
> something like SUN did for their employees.
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> -          Finally someone from a Dutch standardization body will go into
> detail about an initiative to work on a “scheme” describing the playing
> rules and assurance levels for OpenID providers in the Netherlands.
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> Setting up trial environments with interested relying parties to answer
>  the above issues are the main goals for us  to work on the coming months.
>  Hopefully we can align these activities on an international level.
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> The event is in Dutch, but anyone on this list is invited to visit the
> event. More info on www.openidentiteit.nl
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> =Kick
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> k.willemse at evidos.nl
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> 2023 SJ Haarlem
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