Public Review of UMA 0.9 is going on

June 24: The three main UMA Version 0.9 specifications – UMA Core , OAuth Resource Set Registration , and UMA Claim Profiles  – are out for a45-day public review period ending September 6 at 17:00 Pacific time. This review is in preparation for advancement of these specs as Kantara Initiative Recommendations. If you have specification comments or IPR review comments, …

Is Facebook “Like” button tracking you?

Since I am using it on this blog also, I probably should not talk loudly, but I feel creepy about the Facebook “Like” button. If you go to a site with the “Like” button when you are logged into Facebook, a Cookie like below gets sent. csm=2; xs=3:2bPC2V….; datar=eVE7TanyekLi2UeCWqCdYaUo; fr=0PBQNPwSEhxk3vCRg.RVUkbgel9qAjCByqVqRQ0lSpntc; …

OpenID Connect Stripped down to just “Authentication” (aka OAuth Authentication)

So, OpenID Connect provides a lot of advanced facilities to fulfill so many additional feature requested by the member community. It indeed is full of feature that is not Authentication. However, that does not mean that it cannot be used for the simple case of “Just Authentication”. Indeed, it is …