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We are undertaking some important new work on an UMA "policy manager" extension, and more. You can check it out by reading our Meetings and Minutes, and if you're interested to contribute, be sure to click our Join link above! ⬆︎

Here are the UMA Grant (PDF, HTML for deep linking) and UMA Federated Authorization Recommendations (PDF, HTML for deep linking). Don't miss the UMA2 masterclass delivered by two UMAnitarians at the Identiverse conference in Boston in June 2018 (slides and video). (The slides and video from the previous year's Authorization: Age of UMA session set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was also a big hit!) The Release Notes review all final UMA1-to-UMA2 changes. See also the UMA Implementer's Guide, our list of known Implementations, and discussions of Case Studies. Finally, see the detailed UMA Grant sequence diagram and FedAuthz sequence diagram.

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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, get involved!
Follow us on Twitter – our handle is @UMAWG and we often use the hashtag #UMAWG. (Short

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User-Managed Access (UMA) is an award-winning OAuth-based protocol designed to give an individual a unified control point for authorizing who and what can get access to their digital data, content, and services, no matter where all those things live. Read the specs, join the group, check out the implementations, follow us on Twitter, get involved!

The group is currently working on extensions to UMA V2.0.

The short link for this page is http://tinyurl.com/umawg

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News:

  • May 2: Belatedly, here is the slide deck from our February 28 Tech Talk at Google's Mountain View campus. It discusses how the Street Identity project would become even more attractive if it were UMA-enabled. Check it out! And stay tuned for video of the Tech Talk.
  • April 25: The chat log is up for our third UMA Twitter chat! Details of the UMA chats are at http://tinyurl.com/umachat.
  • April 21: The UMA Trust Model has been newly revised. Read it to understand how operators of UMA-enabled services must collaborate to provide truly "user-managed access" (short link http://tinyurl.com/umatrust – spread the word).
  • April 20: Learn about the new open-source UMA library for hosts and requesters, Puma, at the SMART team blog!
  • April 15: The UMA FAQ (short link http://tinyurl.com/umafaq – spread the word) is starting to collect material in languages other than English. Thanks to Domenico Catalano, we now have an UMA introduction in Italian.
    • 10 Jun '21: Congratulations to the new leadership team members! Alec Laws (of Identos) is the Chair and Steve Venema (of ForgeRock) is the Vice-Chair. The WG extends its thanks to former Chair Eve Maler for her previous service as chair. Information about the entire leadership team is here.
    • 20 Apr '21: You can get the latest and greatest UMA 101 presentation delivered by UMAnitarians Eve and George at IIW here.
    • 3 Dec '20: The UMA Work Group is pleased to accept a new profile contribution (to be provided immently) related to UK Pensions Dashboards as shown on-screen at its meeting today. Read all about it on our updated Third-Party Profiles and Extensions page.
    • 15 Oct '20: We are undertaking some important new work on an UMA "policy manager" extension, and more. You can check it out by reading our Meetings and Minutes, and if you're interested to contribute, be sure to click our Join link above! ⬆︎
    • 1 Oct '20: WG chair Eve Maler presented UMA to the Decentralized Identity Foundation Secure Data Storage WG. Here are her slides
    • 22 Nov '19: There's a new implementation up on the Implementations page: PatientShare from Lush Group. It's also an implementation of the HEART profiles. Read all about it and check it out!
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    Leadership
    • Chair: Eve MalerAlec Laws
    • Vice-Chair: Maciej MachulakSteve Venema
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