Archive for the ‘openid’ Category

I’m already experiencing the migratory potential of my OpenID. Over the last few days, when logging in with my OpenID at Highrise, WordPress would not redirect me back to Highrise. I broke down and created a backup username and password temporarily. But then I realized this was a good opportunity to test OpenID migration to […]


JanRain, the team behind Jyte, seems to be doing some good work with OpenID. They are a free OpenID Provider and have an anti-OpenID-spam-bot captcha system. Enter your OpenID once, complete a captcha, and your non-bot status is communicated to consumers through an exposed API. Nice!


Today I cruised over to Highrise, the new contact management app developed by the 37Signals guys. I went to create an account, and saw that they, too, are supporting OpenID authentication. I decided now was a good time to get my OpenID setup. To setup OpenID, you have to decide a) what URI you want […]