All the bits to employ CardSpace without an SSL certificate are now available

Hi, my name is Tariq Sharif and I am a program manager in the CardSpace team.  After we released CardSpace V1 we received feedback from hobbyists, early technology adapters and site owners that getting/setting up a SSL certificate is hard and it is not needed for some set of their scenario and that this is blocking…

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Deploy CardSpace on your site without a SSL certificate

CardSpace in .Net Framework 3.0 required that sites deploying CardSpace always have a SSL certificate. This meant that every site that wanted to use CardSpace was forced to deploy an https site. Based on customer feedback, we have decided to relax this requirement for the next release of CardSpace (currently available in .NET Framework 3.5…

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