Dailymotion implements Single-Sign On Solution with OpenID

Dailymotion implements Single-Sign On Solution with OpenID

Release Date: December 22, 2008

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Dailymotion, world’s largest independent video sharing site, today announced that it has, through the help of JanRain, added support for the OpenID digital identity framework, an open-source, single sign-on and online user-authentication standard.

New York, NY December 22, 2008 — Dailymotion, world’s largest independent video sharing site, today announced that it has added support for the OpenID digital identity framework, an open-source, single sign-on and online user-authentication standard.

The addition of OpenID support will enable Dailymotion’s millions of users worldwide to consolidate their account with other identities on the Internet. OpenID users can now link their OpenID to an existing Dailymotion account on a one-to-one basis, use their OpenID to initiate and simplify registration on Dailymotion or use their OpenID to log in to a linked Dailymotion account.

Dailymotion’s implementation of OpenID support reinforces our commitment to providing the most advanced technology and the best user experience possible. We’re happy to be part of a safer and simpler social web, and are confident our audience members around the world will benefit from this user-friendly and secure way of managing their online identities. We’re excited to have Dailymotion join the growing list of market-leading companies adopting OpenID to improve customer login experience and thereby contribute to the evolution of the Internet. The next generation of web applications hinges on universal adoption of a secure, portable digital identity, and the addition of Dailymotion’s millions of users will be a great help in expanding the user base for OpenID. “Dailymotion’s implementation of OpenID support reinforces our commitment to providing the most advanced technology and the best user experience possible,” said Dailymotion CEO Mark Zaleski. “We’re happy to be part of a safer and simpler social web, and are confident our audience members around the world will benefit from this user-friendly and secure way of managing their online identities.”

“We’re excited to have Dailymotion join the growing list of market-leading companies adopting OpenID to improve customer login experience and thereby contribute to the evolution of the Internet,” commented Brian Kissel, CEO of JanRain. “The next generation of web applications hinges on universal adoption of a secure, portable digital identity, and the addition of Dailymotion’s millions of users will be a great help in expanding the user base for OpenID.”

About Dailymotion
Dailymotion is the world’s largest independent video entertainment website with over 38 million unique monthly viewers worldwide (source: comScore, October 2008). Every day, over 15,000 new videos are uploaded into Dailymotion’s global network of 18 localized video entertainment sites. In October 2008, 38 million unique users streamed over 859 million videos including curated content from premium and Motionmaker creative contributors (source: comScore, October). Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides high-quality and HD video in a fast, easy-to-use website that also automatically filters infringing material notified by content owners. Dailymotion’s mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. For more information, please visit www.dailymotion.com.

About JanRain
The Janrain Customer Identity and Access Management platform helps brands build a unified view of their customers across all devices by collecting accurate customer profile data to power personalized marketing. The proprietary platform encompasses social login, registration, customer profile data storage, customer segments, customer insights, single sign-on, and engagement. Janrain powers customer identity management for brands like Pfizer, Samsung, Whole Foods, Fox News, Philips, Marvel, and Dr Pepper. Founded in 2002, Janrain is based in Portland, Oregon, with offices in London, Paris, and the Silicon Valley in California. For more information, please visit www.janrain.com and follow @janrain.

About OpenID
OpenID is an open source technology that allows consumers to use a single login across multiple websites and register on new sites more quickly with a portable online identity. More than 25,000 Web sites currently accept OpenID, with double digit month over month growth. Many of the world’s leading companies, including AOL, Yahoo!, MySpace, Google, Microsoft, France Telecom, Telecom Italia have adopted or announced support for OpenID enabling over 900 million users.

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