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Hyperledger Global Forum-2018

“SAN FRANCISCO AND BASEL, SWITZERLAND – (December 12, 2018) – Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, today kicked off the first day of its Hyperledger Global Forum. The event has drawn more than 650 attendees from as far as Aust...

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Tags: [Hyperledger Global Forum] [GDPR]
Published: 2019-03-06 Updated: 2019-03-06

Sovrin Related Literature and Media

Digital identity is one of the oldest and hardest problems on the Internet. There is still no way to use digital credentials to prove our online identity the same way we do in the offine world. This is finally changing. First, the World Wide Web Consortium is standardizing the format of digitally...

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Tags: [Indy] [Evernym] [GDPR]
Published: 2019-03-05 Updated: 2019-07-13

Evernym-Sovrin-Indy Adoption

“Founding members of the Accelerator include industry leading organizations ATB Financial, IAG, Irish Life, the International Federation of Red Cross, Spark New Zealand, Truu and three provincial and state governments. Collectively, these organizations represent the interests of 100’s of millions...

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Tags: [Evernym] [Indy] [RDF] [IOT] [Financial Services]
Published: 2019-03-05 Updated: 2019-03-05

Canadian Governemnt of British Columbia, and the Verfiable Organizations Network

an initiative by the government of British Columbia to create a trusted network of organizational data. It allows organizations to claim credentials that are part of their own digital identity, using a component called TheOrgBook that lists entities with their associated public verifiable claims.

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Tags: [VON] [Indy] [Canada]
Published: 2019-03-05 Updated: 2020-01-11

Ethereum Identity Specs and Apps

Ethereum-based Decentralized Identity Specs, Literature, (d)Apps, and GitHub Repositories.

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Tags: [Ethereum]
Published: 2019-03-05 Updated: 2019-07-11

Decentralized Identity. Pre-history + resources for further exploration.

These pages are loosely categorized by year and era. The date ranges, are somewhat arbitrary and not perfectly adhered to, and the headings are not perfect descriptors of those date ranges. Rather those are some major themes occuring within that time period.

6 minute read
Tags: [IETF] [DPKI] [PGP]
Published: 2019-03-04 Updated: 2020-01-05

Web Standards and the Emerging Decentralized ID Stack

I’ve begun exploring and becoming more familiar with the decentralized nature of digital identity. Open processes for standardization are critical components for enabling identification that’s both decentralized and widely interoperable.

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Tags: [Index] [Credentials Community Group] [DIF] [FIDO] [OpenID] [XDI] [W3C] [OASIS] [JSON-LD]
Published: 2019-03-03 Updated: 2020-04-04

Rebooting Web Of Trust - Papers and Advance Readings Index

The Web of Trust. It’s the buzzword for a new model of decentralized identity. However, it’s also a phrase that dates back almost twenty-five years and has been heavily overloaded with meaning during that time. The classic definition of Web of Trust derives from PGP, but the top Google results re...

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Tags: [Rebooting WoT] [Bitcoin] [Ethereum] [Blockcerts] [DID] [DPKI] [Verifiable Credentials] [Blockstack] [JSON-LD] [Hubs] [Self Sovereign Identity] [eIDAS] [Blockcerts] [GDPR] [PGP] [Veres One]
Published: 2019-03-02 Updated: 2019-07-07

European Government Identity Initiatives

Government services and digital identity The theme of this paper is the use of blockchain and distributed ledger technology for government services, and digital identity in relation to those. The scope for the state-of-the-art is global, but conclusions and recommendations focus on the signifi...

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Tags: [VON] [Evernym] [uPort] [Europe]
Published: 2019-03-01 Updated: 2019-01-11