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Persona Beta 2—identiy bridging solution—released by Mozilla

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Posted April 11, 2013

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Mozilla has released the second beta of its “Persona” identity bridging solution—offering users the possibility of a single login (e-mail address) and password for all of the sites they visit, or so the company claims.

Over time as Internet use has grown by a worldwide user community, the problem of maintaining multiple user accounts on various sites has grown to the extent that companies have now started creating solutions to solve the problem. Facebook Connect, and Google+ Sign-In are two prime examples—both allow users to sign in to websites users their respective web e-mail account information. But, both come with a caveat—using their bridging solutions means granting the respective host interactive rights with the website the user is trying to access. This, representatives at Mozilla say, is not something that users want—especially egregious is that it also allows the hosting site to track user activity across the Internet. Persona, they say, does neither and thus is a better choice for users.

Read more at: Phys.org

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