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OAuth is an open standard for access delegation, commonly used as a way forInternet users to grant websites or applications access to their information onother websites but without giving them the passwords.[1] This mechanism is used bycompanies such as Amazon,[2] Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter to permit theusers to share information about their accounts with third party applications orwebsites.Generally, OAuth provides to clients a "secure delegated access" to serverresources on behalf of a resource owner. It specifies a process for resource ownersto authorize third-party access to their server resources without sharing theircredentials. Designed specifically to work with Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP),OAuth essentially allows access tokens to be issued to third-party clients by an
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Term
Spring
Professor
TERRYFORKNER
Tags
World Wide Web, Hypertext Transfer Protocol, XACML

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