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OAuth is an open standard for authorizing access to data. It is a service that is complementary to, but distinct from, OpenID.

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"Back in the day" we didn't really have any standards prior to oauth, everything was hand rolled and custom. (so for example the photobucket API provided its own direct authentication mechanism …
answered Mar 18 '15 by Damian Nikodem