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OpenID is a simple distributed identity protocol, which allows you to use an existing user account to identify yourself at a some other site. For example, you can use your LiveJournal account to log in on Ma.gnolia. Or use your Wordpress account to comment on some non-Wordpress blog.

Getting an OpenID account

Using an OpenID account