Slides and audio from a talk at the Future of Web Apps 2007 conference in London.
A first-rate explanation of the potential and pitfalls of OpenID. You have to sit through all 34 minutes of, but I think it’s time well spent. If you don’t have the time, there’s a high-level overview of the concepts here
I’m convinced that OpenID will be great for e-participation – you don’t need to create a new account on another e-government website just to comment on an item or sign a petition.
On the other hand, it’s definitely early days, on the initial slope of the hype cycle etc etc