Open Authorization - an open standard for authorization. It allows users to share their private resources (e.g., photos, videos, contact lists) stored on one site with another site without having to hand out their credentials, typically username and password.

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BOX oauth2 in Chrome extension [on hold]

I am trying to build a simple extension for box.com in Chrome. Everything is fine until Box returns the token to the extension and I got this Denying load of ...
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What does “View and manage your mail” in Google permissions mean?

View mail is something I would like to give to this app -- but what the heck is manage?
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What is an easy way to post to your own blog using OAuth?

Tumblr updated their API service to use OAuth. I can no loger use my own username and password to post on my own blog, I have to use OAuth. I am not interested in creating a full blown app, I just ...
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How do I remove permission from an app that I gave Google OAuth access to? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unauthenticate Google OAuth connections I gave Google OAuth access to this app that wanted to read Google Analytics API info. http://www.panguintool.com No problem, but ...
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Google authentication and authorization among their apps [closed]

Google has a bunch of apps like Google+, Gmail, Docs, Reader, etc. Internally, these apps must talk to each other securely to query information/data. I am wondering conceptually how Google implements ...
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Is there a Google / Gmail API to send emails?

I've just installed Calibre to manage my Kindle ebooks and it wants my Gmail username and password to be able to send documents to my @Kindle.com email address. Which made me wonder. There is Google ...
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Is there any web app or script to import contacts using OAuth?

We want to add invite feature to our site, so users can invite their friends. Is there any web app or script that can import contacts from Gmail, Yahoo, Live, etc using OAuth, so we can send invite ...
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Does Google's OAuth URL embed my email address?

When I use Google's OAuth system to login to a website (e.g. a StackExchange site), I see it use a string similar to the following: ...
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If Twitter apps use OAuth why would they ask for my password?

I signed up to TweetDeck, and following the steps it appears that I issued it an OAuth token. Then I installed it (0.35.1, Linux), signed in with my TweetDeck account and tried to add my Twitter ...
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Unauthenticate Google OAuth connections

I authorized access to my account by an application that turned out to not work. Now I want to remove the authorization in case it was malicious. How could I do this?
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What can a web app do with my Twitter account if I use Twitter to login to that service?

When I use a Twitter account to login to another website, what does that authorize that website to do with my Twitter account? Does it enable them to send tweets from my account, or send direct ...
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When did Facebook start using the OAuth protocol?

When I last used Facebook authentication, it provided it's 'Facebook Connect' protocol which wasn't necessarily implementing the open source OAuth protocol but now they say that they are using OAuth ...