Liberty Alliance Project


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Liberty Alliance Project

An initiative from Sun for the development of a single sign-on and digital wallet system. Liberty was created as an open standards alternative to Microsoft's Passport system. For more information, visit www.projectliberty.org. See Windows Live ID.
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The Liberty Alliance Project is an alliance of more than 150 companies, non-profit and government organizations from around the globe.
NET Passport system and by the Liberty Alliance project.
The charter members of the Liberty Alliance Project, which represent abroad, global spectrum of industries, intend to create an open, federated solution for network identity, enabling ubiquitous single sign-on across multiple Web sites and eventually across multiple devices connected to the Internet.
Use of various WS- specifications, jointly authored by IBM Corp and Microsoft Corp, and Liberty Alliance Project specifications for single sign-in are also in Oracle's plans.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-27 September 2001-Sun and partners launch Liberty Alliance Project (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
SourceID uses open protocols and standards such as those developed by the Liberty Alliance Project, the OASIS SAML working group, and the WS initiative of IBM & Microsoft.
However, certain aspects of the proposed work, such as authentication, appear to tread on the toes of existing efforts like the Sun-backed Liberty Alliance Project.
Supporting associations for the 2005 Congress include CDMA Development Group, TD-SCDMA Forum, UMTS Forum, 3G Association, 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), Global Billing Association, Global Mobile Suppliers Association, International 450 Association, IPv6 Forum, Liberty Alliance Project, Mobile Entertainment Forum, Mobile Payment Forum, SIP Center, SIP Forum, WiMAX Forum, China Communication Standards Association (CCSA), China Institute of Communication, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association, Internet & Telecom Council of Hong Kong and San Diego Telecom Council.
Ultimately, though, Sun hopes to build a coalition of vendors and end-users similar to the Liberty Alliance Project to drive uptake of DRM.
NAC Alliance Partners invited to attend include DMTF, Internet2, Liberty Alliance Project, OASIS, and The Open Group.
Standards organizations that are co-hosting the event include Health Level 7, Liberty Alliance Project, NISO, OASIS, RosettaNet, W3C, WS-I, and XML.
The Liberty Alliance Project has insisted its specifications for federated network identity are modular and flexible, contrary to the claims of Microsoft Corp.