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AOL Open Auth API

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From their site: The AOL Open Authentication API (OpenAuth) empowers third-party web sites and applications to authenticate AOL and AIM users through their Web Sites/Applications. An AIM or AOL-registered user can now log into a third-party Web Site/Application and seamlessly access AOL services or new services built on top of AOL services.

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AOL Open Auth: Highlights

Summary
Authentication services
Category
Security
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML, JSON
API home
http://dev.aol.com/ 
This is 1 of
33 APIs by AOL

AOL Open Auth: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://api.screenname.aol.com/auth

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
aol.com  
Company
AOL  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
10,000 authentication tokens per day or 150,000 per month 
Terms of Service
API Terms of Service 

Security

Authentication Model
 
SSL Support
Yes 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
PHP, Ruby 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
AOL Open Auth Blog 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
AOL Open Auth Forum 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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