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Anil Dash: ‘I Am Okay With My Yahoo Sign-In’

Anil Dash on the odd backlash against Flickr’s requirement that early Flickr adopters soon switch to using a Yahoo ID to sign in:

Any information that users are afraid of Yahoo having is clearly already available to the company, since the servers are all hosted in the same place and connected together — this is just a formality. Frankly, I watch online communities a lot and am only rarely baffled by the vagaries of mob justice. But this one has me stumped.

Wednesday, 31 January 2007