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Re: Login And Pay With Amazon – why today’s launch will completely change the face of online retail

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:01:22 -0400
Message-ID: <5256DD62.20006@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webpayments@w3.org, "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>
On 10/10/13 12:18 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> [[
> Amazon has today launched a new service to rival Paypal, called Login 
> & Pay With Amazon, maybe not the snappiest name they could have 
> chosen, but a fundamental game changer nonetheless. The idea is to let 
> people pay for their online shopping *on any store* using their 
> existing Amazon account. The idea is simple and logical, and yet so 
> much more than the sum of its parts.
> The key to this brilliant strategic move by Jeff Bezos is the fact 
> that Amazon has a customer base of nearly a quarter of a billion users 
> worldwide (c 215 million), most of whom are fanatic supporters of 
> everything that the company provides to its customers as a matter of 
> course.
> ]]
> Read More ...
> http://www.redferret.net/?p=40414

And, each of them already have the ability to make WebIDs that can be 
validated using WebID+TLS .

Once Apple store verification completes, you'll be able to exploit what 
I mean via: http://youid.openlinksw.com . Naturally, the Android edition 
is nearing completion too.



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