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by shell
Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Identity / NamecoinID
Topic: Authenticating Namecoin identities with OpenID Connect
Replies: 2
Views: 2367

Re: Authenticating Namecoin identities with OpenID Connect

Hi phelix, Yes, I am aware of NameID. The problem with NameID is that it requires a browser plugin or other custom software on the computer you're logging in from. My proposal does not necessarily require this, however, it does require that you trust the administrator of the OpenID Connect server (w...
by shell
Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Identity / NamecoinID
Topic: Authenticating Namecoin identities with OpenID Connect
Replies: 2
Views: 2367

Authenticating Namecoin identities with OpenID Connect

I've just written a quick-and-dirty specification for authenticating Namecoin IDs without the need for a user agent program to create signatures. It works by delegating authentication to an OpenID Connect server. In this way, users can have control over who they trust to authenticate them, and can s...