Facebook is launching support for OpenID
Facebook is launching support for OpenID and will act as a “relying” party, which means that users will be able to register Facebook accounts and log into the service using an OpenID identity provided by third-party web services such as GMail. OpenID is a distributed authentication system that allows a single login to be used with multiple Web services. Originally developed for LiveJournal in 2005, the system has gained significant traction and is now supported by a growing number of large companies, including Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Yahoo. Full Story : ArsTechnica.com….