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Requesting Party

Overview#

Requesting Party (RqP) is defined in User-Managed Access

Requesting Party is a Natural Person or Legal Person that uses a OAuth Client to seek access to a Protected Resource. The Requesting Party MAY or MAY NOT be the same party as the Resource Owner

In User-Managed Access (UMA), Requesting Party operating the client might be the Resource Owner, where the Application is run by an e-commerce company (which is referred to as the Requesting Agent) that needs to know where to ship a purchased item, or the Requesting Party might be Resource Owner's friend who is using an online address book service to collect contact information, or the Requesting Party might be a survey company that uses an autonomous web service to compile population demographics. A variety of use cases can be found in UMA-usecases and UMA-casestudies.

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