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Identity brings Microsoft and Internet 2.0 together | The Register: “Is Open ID the glue we need?
By Mary Branscombe (Published Thursday 1st March 2007 09:47 GMT)

Microsoft isn’t the only one taking an interest in Open ID. AOL, Yahoo! and Digg have all announced they’ll accept Open ID credentials as a way of identifying users online.

But for Microsoft this is more than just a technology partnership. It could be the first real step towards creating the multi-platform, multi-system identity metasystem. Oh, and it could mean one less headache for web developers too.

Mary Branscombe asked San Jose’s Redevelopment Agency’s Kim Cameron to identify why these deals matter.”