What: Federated Login
I’m jumping into the world of identity authentication on the internet and keeping links and notes here.
Tim Bray’s Federation Conversation: FC 1: Who Learns What FC 2: Single Point of Failure? FC 3: FC3: Who’s Watching You? FC4: Persona Questions The NSA is Commandeering the Internet by Bruce Schneier. Running a Login System with an Account Chooser by Eric Sachs of Google’s Identity team. > The short version is that the security of a user’s accounts on the Internet has became equivalent to the security of the least secure website where the user types their password.