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Blockchain Identity

Traditional identity systems typically suffer from single points of failure, lack of interoperability, and privacy issues such as encouraging mass data collection and user tracking. Blockchain technology has the potential to support novel data ownership and governance models with built-in control...

7 minute read
Tags: [Blockpass] [Ontology] [Blockstack] [Handshake] [Democracy Earth]
Published: 2019-04-11 Updated: 2020-01-11

DID Adoption

DID Method Registry did:example: - DID Specification did:btcr: - BTCR DID Method The Bitcoin Reference DID method (did:btcr) supports DIDs on the public Bitcoin blockchain. The Bitcoin Reference method has minimal design goals: a DID trust anchor based on the Bitcoin blockc...

1 minute read
Tags: [DID] [BTCR] [Blockstack] [ERC725] [IPID] [lifeID] [Dominode] [Ontology] [Ockam] [JLinc] [ION] [ETHR] [Jolocom] [Veres One]
Published: 2019-04-10 Updated: 2019-04-10


We are entrepreneurs, activists, academics, listed corporations, public agencies, and developers. For years, we’ve been using different words for what we do – MyData, Self Data, VRM (Vendor Relationship Management), Internet of Me, PIMS (Personal Information Management Services) etc, while sharin...

31 minute read
Tags: [MyData] [eIDAS] [GDPR]
Published: 2019-04-04 Updated: 2019-07-11


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.

2 minute read
Tags: [SSI-Meetup] [GDPR]
Published: 2019-04-01 Updated: 2019-07-20


In your application, you must first configure your uPort object with an identifier and a private key (or signer function). There are several ways to instantiate a credentials object. The most common approach is to save a DID and private key on a server for your application and create a credential...

3 minute read
Tags: [Ethereum] [Credentials Community Group] [GDPR] [uPort]
Published: 2019-03-28 Updated: 2019-07-11

Project Danube

This is an open-source project offering software for identity and personal data services on the Internet. The core of this project is an XDI-based Personal Data Store - a semantic database for your personal data, which always remains under your control. Applications on top of this database includ...

24 minute read
Tags: [Danube] [XDI]
Published: 2019-03-27 Updated: 2020-01-07


Users have been willing to accept certificates and check their validity manually or to simply accept them. No satisfactory solution has been found for the underlying problem We offer exactly the solution for this problem that is mentioned in Wikipedia as not yet found. We deny automatic key check...

2 minute read
Tags: [Ethereum] [PGP]
Published: 2019-03-27 Updated: 2019-07-11


XDI is a technology for modeling, storing, and manipulating data. It fits into a similar category of technologies as JSON, XML and RDF, but also has a number of properties that distinguishes it. XDI is a graph-based data model. This means that all data is expressed using nodes and arcs in a graph...

5 minute read
Tags: [XDI] [Danube] [OASIS] [BTCR]
Published: 2019-03-15 Updated: 2019-03-15