Digital identity in Internet basing on OpenID protocol

Marcin Gorawski, Marcin Flasiński


The article presents open, decentralized OpenID protocol. It describes problems which are solved by the protocol, terminology, specifications as well as features of OpenID. The article introduces in details the user authentication process. Further OpenID provider, implementation and security problem are described. The summary contains considerations concerning the future of the application and the protocol.


OpenID; authentication; digital identity; web application; security

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