[OSM-dev] OpenID for OpenStreetMap?

Manuel Reimer Manuel.Spam at nurfuerspam.de
Thu Feb 10 15:08:30 GMT 2011


Mike N wrote:
> I'm not sold on OpenID either - I know the pro arguments, but with
> OpenID, if you're keylogged or phished, they have full access to all
> accounts immediately.

But different passworts for several services are even worse! Most people don't 
want this and just use the same everywhere. If now even one of those services 
logs the password, or even one of those pages gets hacked, then the person, who 
got the password, can access all accounts of this user.

Yours

Manuel




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