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Hyperledger Aries

One of the architectural components of Indy is called an Agent. This is software that acts on behalf of an identity owner to communicate off-ledger with other Agents. As Agent work continued with the development of message encryption standards, extensible message typing, and common protocols, int...

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Tags: [Aries]
Published: 2020-01-07 Updated: 2020-01-07


eIDAS - European Electronic Identification and Trust Services

This Regulation seeks to enhance trust in electronic transactions in the internal market by providing a common foundation for secure electronic interaction between citizens, businesses and public authorities, thereby increasing the effectiveness of public and private online services, electronic b...

7 minute read
Tags: [eIDAS] [Europe]
Published: 2020-01-06 Updated: 2020-01-06


JSON-LD

The Semantic Web isn’t just about putting data on the web. It is about making links, so that a person or machine can explore the web of data. With linked data, when you have some of it, you can find other, related, data. Like the web of hypertext, the web of data is constructed with documents o...

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Tags: [Digital Bazaar] [JSON-LD] [Credentials Community Group] [Veres One] [Linked Data]
Published: 2020-01-04 Updated: 2020-01-09


History (2015-2019) Emergence of Blockchain for Identity and the United Nations

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is the central UN platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015. This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet a...

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Tags: [UN Agenda - Sustainable Development] [Bitcoin] [Rebooting WoT] [Self Sovereign Identity] [ID2020] [Evernym] [Digital Bazaar] [Consensys] [Veres One] [DKMS] [DHS-SBIR] [WEF] [BTCR] [IBM] [DID] [DIF] [Verifiable Credentials] [MyData] [Blockcerts] [VON] [Indy] [UNHCR] [UNDP] [UN/CEFACT] [Blockchain for Impact] [DPKI] [GDPR] [Credentials Community Group] [PGP] [Learning Machine]
Published: 2020-01-03 Updated: 2020-01-05


History (2010-2014) Personal Data: Emergence of a New Assets Class

Your IDENTITY is at the root of your relationship with any service providing company, including the telecom companies. Honestly sir, the proper structure of the global network that emanates out of US agencies, laboratories, universities, offices, homes and increasingly pockets, is one based on un...

17 minute read
Tags: [Jolocom] [Pan Canadian Trust Framework] [Credentials Community Group] [Bitcoin] [IndieAuth] [OAuth] [IBM] [FIDO] [Danube]
Published: 2020-01-02 Updated: 2020-01-04


History (2000-2009) Augmented Social Network - Laws of Identity - User Centric

The first International Planetwork Conference - Global Ecology and Information Technology, San Francisco, May 2000. The community that developed around the Planetwork conferences, including Linktank, formed the social and intellectual foundation for what became known as Self Sovereign Identity.

17 minute read
Tags: [XDI] [Identity Commons] [OAuth] [Laws of Identity] [IIW] [OpenID] [Digital Bazaar]
Published: 2020-01-01 Updated: 2020-01-04


SSI-Meetup on Open Standards and Implementations

SSI Meetup is an open, collaborative community to help SSI evangelists around the world, independent of company interests or standards. Our main mission is to help you connect with other SSI enthusiasts and create a dynamic, local, yet globally connected community.

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Tags: [SSI-Meetup] [DID] [BTCR] [Verifiable Credentials] [W3C] [DKMS]
Published: 2019-07-20 Updated: 2019-07-20


SSI-Meetup - Use Cases

SSI Meetup is an open, collaborative community to help SSI evangelists around the world, independent of company interests or standards. Our main mission is to help you connect with other SSI enthusiasts and create a dynamic, local, yet globally connected community.

1 minute read
Tags: [SSI-Meetup] [IOT] [Financial Services] [Healthcare]
Published: 2019-07-19 Updated: 2019-07-20


Women in Identity - @WomeninID

Digital identity solutions built for everyone are built by everyone. Women in Identity inspires, elevates and supports a more diverse workforce in the digital identity industry.

6 minute read
Tags: [WomeninID] [GDPR]
Published: 2019-07-15 Updated: 2019-07-15


FreeNode IRC #indieweb-dev on IIW RWoT and DID’s

OAuth has become the de facto standard for authorization and authentication on the web. Nearly every company with an API used by third party developers has implemented OAuth to enable people to build apps on top of it. While OAuth is a great framework for this, the way it has ended up being used ...

17 minute read
Tags: [P2P] [IndieAuth] [IndieWeb] [Rebooting WoT] [IIW] [DID]
Published: 2019-06-04 Updated: 2019-06-03