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How to Avoid Losing Your Pants Using oAuth

by Author, Blogger, Entrepreneur, and Consultant at SocialToo.com on Aug 26, 2009

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Applications have long provided ways to enable other applications to access their API. In the past this has involved naked, plain-text password storage that provided the illusion of users securely ...

Applications have long provided ways to enable other applications to access their API. In the past this has involved naked, plain-text password storage that provided the illusion of users securely giving permission to access the API in their name. oAuth removes this illusion, "putting the clothes" back on authorization so user data remains secure in an open, standards-supported way.

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