Monday, January 5, 2009

OpenID's future

I read with interest this morning Dave Kearn's last missive from Network World - Has OpenID lost its mojo.  I share Dave's concern about OpenID, but I don't think its lost its mojo.  There are plenty of site using OpenID and it is spreading.  Yes, there are lots of people using Facebook, but in my network I have not encountered a single person or entity using it.  I have high hopes that Hardt's move to MSFT will be a positive step for both Infocards and OpenID.

Here's wishing that 2009 will be the year that digital identity management really takes off and we can have platform interoperability and true data portability that allows the individual to be 100% in control of their digitial identity.

1 comment:

  1. Let me clarify this post. I was referring to Facebook Connect not Facebook itself.


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