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Janrain respects your privacy and will treat the personal data you choose to share with us in accordance with our privacy policy. Launches World’s First Personalized OpenID Service launches the first fully personalized, portable OpenID solution for the mass market, in partnership with Global Name Registry, JanRain and Key Systems, signing up more than 4000 users after just four days of operation.

(PRWEB) February 25, 2007 — A first on the Internet, is offering people worldwide their name as a personal and lifelong email address and OpenID, typically first @ and It combines the best of identity technologies, personalized email and web address, and incorporates a powerful digital identity using the rapidly expanding OpenID technology.

All fully personalized, portable, lifelong and available free to try for 90 days, these personalized Internet addresses are being rapidly registered by individuals all over the world at a rate of over 1,000 per day.

OpenID is provided in partnership with JanRain, a Portland, Oregon based company building identity services, which was recently selected for the Business 2.0 “Next Net 25” list. is unique in the new and rapidly growing OpenID space enabling users to easily and quickly get not only an OpenID from a trusted provider, but an address that can follow them for life no matter which email provider, web provider or OpenID provider they choose. A .NAME address provides the ultimate freedom to change service providers, email, web and identity. offers much more than OpenID – above all it is about providing a memorable, personal and lifelong contact point for online communication – the essence of an online identity.

“A .NAME is personal Internet property of the best kind. What can be more memorable and descriptive for your identity than your name, like A .NAME address is the perfect basis for OpenID digital identity and can stay with a person for life.” says Hakon Haugnes, President of Global Name Registry.

About Global Name Registry

Global Name Registry, headquartered in London, UK, is the global administrator of the .NAME Internet top level domain, the only Internet space reserved exclusively for individual identity.

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 and follow @janrain.

About Key Systems

Key-Systems GmbH is an ICANN accredited domain name registrar and one of the leading European registrars with currently more than 1,500,000 domains under management.