(Oath) The name of the Yahoo and AOL divisions of Verizon. See Yahoo
(OATH) (Initiative for O
entication) A collaboration of security companies devoted to developing strong, standard authentication methods on the Internet.
pen standard for AUTH
orization) A standard that allows a third-party website to gain access to resources without exchanging username and password, providing both sites support OAuth. The third-party site requests a token from the site that holds the user's resources, and if the user authorizes the transaction, a temporary access token is issued to the requesting site.