Mozilla will stop authentication software Persona




Mozilla has announced that it will stop its authentication software Persona. and all related domains are taken on November 30 from the air. Until then, the program will be maintained.

Persona Mozilla’s Persona is a comprehensive log system that makes it possible to log in on all the sites that have implemented the program. For this, it has only one password and email address are required, instead of one per site. It is similar to other software such as OpenID. Persona has existed since July 2011 and services will terminate on November 30, 2016. Until that date, Mozilla continues to provide maintenance support.

On websites that use Mozilla Persona as login method indicates that they have to look for alternatives to their users. According to Mozilla, this process is made easier by Persona uses verified email addresses that can be taken to a new system.

After November 30 the Mozilla plug domain and all related services. The company will probably keep the domains themselves and not pass it to other parties. Also, the data that is stored not resold Persona. According to Mozilla, all user data is destroyed.

In 2014 wore Mozilla development of Persona on the community. At that time, holding the real development of the program already on. After two years on this basis to have gone further Mozilla has stated that there simply is not enough interest for Persona. The developers behind the software move on to other projects.


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