web sign-in

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The process of using your domain to log in to sites and services is called web sign-in and is implemented via a protocol called IndieAuth, an extension of OAuth used for decentralized authentication.

Your Website Is Your Passport - Desmond Rivet

It's entire reason for being is to answer the simple question: does the person behind the browser have control over the URL that they are claiming as their own?

Your Website Is Your Passport - Desmond Rivet

…being a completely decentralized protocol, it's much more in keeping with the spirit of the IndieWeb.

Your Website Is Your Passport - Desmond Rivet

If your goal is to make a social network out of the world wide web, there is a certain elegance to the idea of leveraging DNS as a user registration system.

Your Website Is Your Passport - Desmond Rivet

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