05 March, 2008

Yahoo supports OpenID


Yahoo now supports OpenID with the public beta at the end of Jan. (Article)

With 248 million users, Yahoo is the biggest fish in the pond, meaning that 368 million Web users can use the standard.

Google remains out in the cold (even though Blogger permits comments on articles using OpenID), but Google, IBM, Microsoft, VeriSign and Yahoo! have joined OpenID as board members (see article), so we should anticipate an announcement from Google soon.

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