You may not know this, but what distributed identity you decide to use and where you decide to use it says a lot about you—and a lot about the world of the Internet in general. I’m serious. Just think about it. Is Facebook Connect more popular? Is Google leading? What sort of traction does OpenID have overall? What about the promise of OAuth?
Wait. Am I the only one thinking about this kind of thing? Oh. Well, I know at least one other company that’s taking the time to dig into this dynamic: Portland-based JanRain. Read More