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A key focus in 2012-Q1 will be supporting and facilitating interoperable implementation and deployment. Keep an eye on the Implementations page, the Case Studies page, and the UMA area of the OSIS wiki to help get your own implementation work startedImage Added 

The three main UMA Version 0.9 specificationsUMA Core, OAuth Resource Set Registration, and UMA Claim Profiles – are out for a 45-day public review period ending September 6 at 17:00 Pacific time. This review is in preparation for advancement of these specs as Kantara Initiative Recommendations. If you have specification comments or IPR review comments, be sure to follow the commenting instructions. The UMA group will also be holding a virtual and in-person interop testing event during the week of IIW XIX (Oct 28-30). To find out more, subscribe to the UMA-dev list.

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The purpose of the UMA Work Group (charter) is to develop specs that let an individual control the authorization of data sharing and service access made between online services on the individual's behalf, and to facilitate interoperable implementations of the specs. Read the spec, join the group, check out the implementations, test your interop, get involved!

Follow us on Twitter – our handle is @UMAWG and we often use the hashtag #UMAWG. (Short The short link for this page is http://tinyurl.com/umawg – spread the word.) Find us on Facebook too.

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News:

January 6: Dazza Greenwood's presentation on terms of authorization has been uploaded.
  • December 27: New spec drafts fully position UMA as simply a profile of OAuth. We've aligned UMA terminology with OAuth as well.
  • December 6: The Implementations page has gotten a makeover. Check out the refreshed listing, including a new UMA open-source project at OxAuth. Also see the new case study on subscribing to a friend's personal cloud.
  • October 19: Eve presented on UMA to the XACML TC. Check out the slides.
  • October 19: Check out this YouTube video of our Google Tech Talk from Feb 2012, demoing selective Alice-to-Bob sharing through Bob's OpenID Connect claims. Thanks to Maciej for getting this published!
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    • August 20: Looking for a quick-reference way to understand UMA's relationship with the rest of the "Venn of authorization", including OAuth and OpenID Connect? See the Venn "infographic" slides (ppt, pdf).
    • August 17: Got a use case for UMA? Want help documenting a case study? See the new UMA case study worksheet PowerPoint slide deck, which can help you create a custom set of diagrams to describe your unique circumstances. Also see examples of other case studies on our dedicated Case Studies page.
    • July 24: The three main UMA Version 0.9 specificationsUMA Core , OAuth Resource Set Registration , and UMA Claim Profiles  – are out for a 45-day public review period ending September 6 at 17:00 Pacific time. This review is in preparation for advancement of these specs as Kantara Initiative Recommendations. If you have specification comments or IPR review comments, be sure to follow the commenting instructions.
    • July 24: Check out the latest entry on our Case Studies page: an industrial IoT authorization case study submitted by Intel. In the new Internet of Things, refrigerated shipping containers are resource servers and ships are clients.
    • July 24: The UMA group will be holding a virtual and in-person interop testing event during the week of IIW XIX (Oct 28-30). To find out more, subscribe to the UMA-dev list.
    • May 14: UMA was one of the recipients of a European Identity Conference award today! Find the news on our Facebook page (and "like" us while you're at it).
    • March 29: Did you know there's an open-source Apache server plugin that supports UMA? Check it out on our Implementations page. Thanks to Gluu and its partners for making this plugin happen!
    • Check out the "assembly cut" of the UMA demo video here. Thanks to Dazza Greenwood for being our video producer!
      
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