OpenID Server

OpenID appears to be gaining some momentum. It feels like the right approach to identity management - let individuals control their identity in a trusted way, rather than relying on federation through central brokers. Sun Microsystems just rolled out OpenID support for all of their employees. Stephen's been talking about this kind of decentralized identity management for years (and most recently just yesterday). But, it's been a bit strange in that it hasn't been very easy to run your own OpenID server....

May 19, 2007 · 3 min