Microsoft has announced a supposedly "open" implementation of Hailstorm today, which it says opens up the user authentication service to platforms other than its own. But as usual, The Register has been quick to probe the details and exposes the proprietary hooks in this commentary. "They're very clever. They know the smallest amount of control they need to leverage monopoly," says industry watcher Jeremy Allison, quoted in the article.
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