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Facebook's login-to-other-sites service lets scum slurp your stuff

JohnFen Silver badge

Re: Jeez

"That's part of the whole SSO mentality - it's their 'profile' across all of the services they use, not just an authentication thing."

This.

SSO is, mathematically, a decent idea. However, it was coopted very early on and turned into something that decreases security rather than increases it.

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