Draft: JWT Access Tokens for OAuth 2.0

tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-oauth-access-token-jwt

The JWT Access Token profile describes a way to encode access tokens as a JSON Web Token, including a set of standard claims that are useful in an access token.

JWTs can be used as OAuth 2.0 Bearer Tokens to encode all relevant parts of an access token into the access token itself instead of having to store them in a database.

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