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Posted 07 October 2011 - 10:46 AM
Posted 07 October 2011 - 10:58 AM
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Andrew Brown (1938-1994)
A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination circles the world." Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Posted 07 October 2011 - 11:17 AM
I'm not a lawyer nor should my reply be construed as legal advice. I found this: Authentication and Authorization for Google APIs
This is the only thing I was able to see with a very quick review. "OpenID also allows you to get access to certain user account information, with user approval." But what that 'user approval' is does not seem to be clearly defined. The best I can come up with is for a site to be able to use a google API they meet some criteria and follow google rules. What that means for you is as clear as mud IMHO.
Hopefully someone else can contribute more information, as I think this is a good question with online privacy issues being so prominent.
Posted 08 October 2011 - 04:43 AM
Edited by Sirena, 08 October 2011 - 04:43 AM.
Posted 10 October 2011 - 03:07 AM
You would then never have to enter the gmail email into their website at all.
If you use a Gmail-Account, you're able to login by providing your Gmail-Address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or type https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id into the login box.
The first time you login, you'll be redirected to a google-page, where you have to enter your Google credentials. Afterwards you get redirected to this wiki and you will be able to configure your account. For future logins your Gmail-Address will be sufficient.
Edited by myrti, 10 October 2011 - 03:10 AM.
is that a bird? a plane? nooo it's the flying blueberry!
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