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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.



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!

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  • June 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.
  • June 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.
  • June 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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  • Chair: Eve Maler
  • Vice-Chair: Maciej Machulak
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