According to their news release, the second largest telco in Japan, KDDI, has started supporting OpenID and payment service using the identifier obtained through OpenID Assertion. March this year, NTT docomo started to support OpenID. KDDI together with docomo covers approximately 68% of the Japanese population, 78% of the Mobile phone users.
“OpenID TechNight vol.6”, a technical seminar hosted by OpenID Foundation Japan (OIDF-J) took place on May 28, 2010 at NRI. Here is the summary: Introduction – Tatsuya Katsuhara (NRI) Some introduction to Identity and Web Identity Technology, the history of OpenID and OAuth etc. http://www.slideshare.net/kthrtty/open-id-technightvol6kthrttyslidesharever OpenID Sessions OpenID and Extensions: Nobu Matake, Chair, OIDF-J Translation/Education […]
In February, I have posted an article about oauth_wrap mobile webapp profile. Now that it is unified to OAuth 2.0 drafts, here is another shot: I have further simplified the flow by talking to Breno and John. Here it is: (Fig. XX) How is that?! The major difference between
The largest mobile operator in Japan, NTT docomo, which covers approximately 50% of Japanese population, started offering OpenID authentication on March 9, 2010. Every docomo user has an identifier called i-modeID. Using this, users can single sign-on to mobile sites using docomo handsets, making one-click payment and other authenticated actions. These kind of features fueled the […]
Abstract This article describes the concept of (abstract) Contract Exchange, and then discusses the OpenID Binding and Use of the Contracts as Access Tokens. At the end, it also provides a mapping table to User Managed Access (UMA) Terminologies.
So I was designing OpenID Authn Artifact Binding based on OAuth. OAuth pushes request token (RT) to the Service Provider (saml:responder, openid:op). Then, I looked back at the saml artifact binding. It is the opposite. It sends the artifact first and the SP/responder pulls the data from Consumer/requester. Why? It has got to do with […]
From this morning, there is a thread going on on Identity Commons mailing list (identity gangs) on “What is Identity?”. The thread started off by quoting Kim Cameron’s definition of Digital Identity. Digital Identity: the digital representation of a set of claims made by one digital subject about itself or another digital subject. Then, Bob […]
The election result is now published. It is at OpenID Board Election Results Snorri Giorgetti, me, Chris Messina, David Recordon received two year terms and Eric Sachs, Scott Kveton, and Brian Kissel received one year terms. I would like to thank all of you for your support to elect me to the two years term. […]
Since Oct. 30, OpenID Foundation Japan have added 9 corporate members. Many of them are very large corporations. (Since some of them do not want to be identified in public, and I do not have a list who is not, so I am not quoting their names here.) Now, it has 41 corporate members. The […]
So, English version of the .Nat Zone has arrived. :pint: Do not quite know if it is going to be actively maintained, but let us see.