Monthly Archives: January 2009

Why “Social Authentication” Will Triumph Over OpenID

Since the dawn of the Internet, the universal cry of pain has been “why can’t I log in to all sites with one password?.”  The goal of universal identify is one that makes so much sense,
but that has been difficult to achieve because it requires the cooperation of so many.

Both corporations and nonprofits have tried to have a go at this holy grail. From Microsoft’s Passport to the recent OpenID initiativeKeep reading →