Almost an year ago, announced it's approach to use the Yahoo! account as an OpenID. In simple words, you login to, with your Yahoo credentials and in return you get an OpenID [say, for example:]. also introduced different means of OpenID phishing resistance mechanisms.

With SafeSignIn, does not let RPs to redirect the user directly to the authentication page at the OpenID Provider[OP] end.Instead, once redirected to the OP, it displays the following.

The message reads, you need to first login to the OP, that is the, and then approve the request by the RP.

Well, with Yahoo! it self comming in to the OpenID business, role of is under threat.