What? you say. The Web is already connected.

Well, not like it could be, according to the people working on OpenID and OAuth. Wired has the story.

What’s interesting is the first widespread testbed of OpenID/OAuth tools will be developed for WordPress, used by lots of bloggers and many major media sites.

I’ve got some thoughts percolating about what this could mean for the online news big picture, but I’m going to sleep on them first.