The video above does a very good job of explaining the experimental technology that was announced on the Mozilla Identity blog.
- easy to use
Users gain a streamlined one-click experience that feels the same on any site they visit. Developers save time by deploying BrowserID, eliminating the need to implement email verification. Check out the links at the end of the post for more information.
BrowserID implements the Verified Email Protocol, which is designed with security in mind. Sites get proof of ownership using public key cryptography—but don’t worry, we have a verification service so you can get started without writing a single line of crypto code.
BrowserID will work on all modern browsers, including recent versions of IE, and on mobile browsers!
Anyone with an email address can sign in with BrowserID, and email providers can implement BrowserID support to make the system even easier for their users.
- even better on future browsers
- respects user privacy
Unlike other sign-in systems, BrowserID does not leak information back to any server (not even to the BrowserID servers) about which sites a user visits.
BrowserID is highly experimental and we’re still iterating, Today we’re happy to announce the launch of a prototype for community review. We’d love for you to try it out and let us know what you think. To get started check out the quick tutorial and demo site.
For more information, visit https://browserid.org/