Identosphere 106 • Verifiable Presentation Personas • How to approach a Use-Case • Avatars, Identity and Privacy in the Metaverse
Upcoming events, company news, organizational updates; standards, specifications, and deep thoughts on everything related to decentralized identity and verifiable credentials
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Sovereign Identity Hackathon 11/12-13
We are focusing on VCs, DIDs and ZKP and are hoping to get attendance from people of all skill levels
OpenID Foundation Hybrid Workshop at Visa 11/14 OpenID
Internet Identity Workshop #35 11/15-17, Mountain View CA
EEMA Open SSI Forum 11/17 Berlin
4th Annual European Data Economy Conference
[NOT SSI] SOVEREIGN IDENTITY CRISIS: STATE, SELF, AND COLLECTIVE IN A DIGITAL AGE iLIT, Temple Law Review 11/17 PHILADELPHIA\ZOOM
eSSIF-Lab final event 12/1 Brussels (Kaliya will be there)
[Hiring] Open position: Projects lead MyData Submit your application latest by 20 Nov!
ConsenSys Launches MetaMask Grants DAO, An Employee-led DAO Issuing Grants to Developers Worldwide ConsenSys
MetaMask Grants DAO, funded by ConsenSys, is an experimental, employee-led program that issues grants to external developers worldwide to build impactful experiences within the MetaMask ecosystem. MetaMask Grants DAO has a budget of $2.4M per year.
OCV Public Benifit Company Open Core Ventures
How to be a great moderator: A simple moderation process WeAre Open CoOp
Great moderators interest themselves for healthy, positive, vibrant Community of Practice. After all, being a moderator is an important community role. It influences the culture within a community!
How to build a #team fit for #uncertainty MyDigitalFootprint
Building teams that are resilient when all is changing demands a deeper understanding of what drives individuals and how they cope with new tensions and compromises
With Growth in Verifiable Data Solutions, It’s Time for a Consortium Indicio Tech
Supporting a node on the Indicio Network is no longer a volunteer program with benefits, but an association that will be at the center of the global change
Research \ Report
[Report] Credentials to Employment: The Last Mile Digital Credentials @ MIT
This report attempts to map the space that exists between the promise of digital credentials that represent skills, competencies and abilities and their widespread adoption in employment-related use cases. It is based on a set of semi-structured interviews with leading experts and decision makers in North America and Europe, desk research and expert analysis.
[Research] Distributed Ledger Technologies, Value Accounting, and the Self Sovereign Identity Sarah Manski
This paper investigates how the new possibilities afforded through distributed ledger technology make possible an alternative future of generative value accounting and self-sovereign identity practices.
Sebastian @posth Replying to @RaoulGMI and @jamie247
New standards – ISCC (ISO) for decentralised content identification and did:iscc together with verifiable credentials (W3C) for claims – provide the means to verify decentralised content declarations and content authenticity. Here's how it works (thread):
Linked Data Enables Integration Across Systems Transmute Tech
The term Linked Data is used to describe a recommended best practice for exposing, sharing, and connecting information on the Web using standards, such as URLs, to identify things and their properties.
Verifiable Presentation Personas: Certifiers, Consolidators, & Submitters Transmute
The goal of this piece is to fill these gaps in our comprehension of VPs. To that end, I’ve constructed three VP personas that zoom in on different motivations for creating presentations: Certifiers, Consolidators, and Submitters.
The Push-Pull Publish-Subscribe Pattern (PuPuPubSub) reb00ted
The British government clearly has more tolerance for humor when naming important things than the W3C does. Continuing in the original fashion, thus this name.
[Switzerland] Position Paper re. the draft of E-ID Law DIDAS
The preliminary draft of the federal law contains the much needed legal foundations, which are formulated in a fairly open manner and is therefore considered by our members to be very good. We are convinced that the proposal for the e-ID law represents a solid basis and sets the framework for a promising trust infrastructure in which a state-issued e-ID represents the core element.
Introducing Democracy’s Library Archive.org
a free, open, online compendium of government research and publications from around the world.
Suggested amendments to the EU Data Act by MyData Global
to create more human-centric, fair, sustainable, and prosperous digital societies for Europe and beyond:
1# Aligning the definitions with the GDPR and the DGA
2# Data intermediaries and APIs
3# Operators within data spaces
4# Technology neutrality of data sharing contracts
Transmute has a new website
Launchpad: The all new GlobaliD Wallet GlobaliD
Back in June, we announced our transition from a custodial wallet solution to a non-custodial one. The reasoning was and still is straightforward. The primary limitation to custodial offerings is access, given that they operate in a tightly regulated space.
JP Morgan Announces Web3 Digital Identity and Wallet Solution Under Development Tokenist
Onyx by J.P. Morgan is on the forefront of exploring a future that enables us to seamlessly traverse digital realms in a trusted way. This future calls for ability to store, view and share your digital assets that are bound to your digital identity, all in one place.
Biometrics with self-sovereign identity combo pitched to solve authentication challenges Biometrics Update
It is possible, he contends, to utilize the identity-binding and convenient user experience of biometrics without centralizing or sharing biometric data.
[Thread] In the following we explain how to approach a use case LISSI
This graphic provides an #overview of stakeholders and interactions when exchanging #verifiable #credentials.
Why are #VerifiableCredentials necessary? Rewired.one
- More than half of all people claiming a new PhD in the US have a fake degree
- 75% of university admissions staff can't identify a fake certificate
- Over 1,200 vendors worldwide offer fake COVID vaccine and test certificates
The Power of e-ID ecosystems DIDAS
three members of DIDAS (SwissSign, cardossier and Adnovum) have built a mini-ecosystem as a PoC in collaboration with the canton of Aargau. This exemplary ecosystem consists of three use cases that build on each other and shed light on the issuance and use of digital credentials in the form of SSI-Verifiable Credentials (VC).
SSI fixes this
How Covid Has Ushered in the Next Generation of Digital Control AWeber
In an era of what the US Pentagon calls “full-spectrum dominance,” these separate nodes of technology create a cohesive whole that scans, tracks, and monitors not only every movement and digital transaction but, increasingly, the very intimate and sovereign inner space of the human being.
Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs): The Ultimate Beginner's Guide Dock
Understanding Distributed Identity Management Systems Metadium
SELF-SOVEREIGN IDENTITY & BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY Ricky Marrero
There's A Huge Difference Between Self-Sovereign Identity And Sovereign Citizen Cody W Burns
VCs 101 disco.zyz
[Video\Slides] Verifiable Credentials and DiDs Manu Sporny, Digital Bazaar
[Video] Future of Self-Sovereign Identity and Data Sovereignty Dawn Song at SmartCon 2022
Identity Terms Provide Value along the Supply Chain: How We Know When to Buy the Farm Transmute
Decentralized identity is the next big thing that comes out of this bear market Dreamerly
All the big VCs are pouring money into projects in this space.
We researched 50+ sources about decentralized identity and summarized our findings
SBF vs. Erik Voorhees: How Do We Regulate Crypto? Bankless
A debate between two crypto titans on how to regulate crypto. [...] Study and remember this one anon.
[Spaces] Avatars, Identity and Privacy in the Metaverse Lighthous (7:33 start)
Bankless Devcon Series
A New Era for Ethereum Vitalik Buterin
The Next Steps for ETH Justin Drake
Building Geth Péter Szilágyi
The Heart of Ethereum Aya Miyaguchi
The Layer 2 Wars Bartek Kiepuszewski
Identity not SSI
Is scanning QR Codes for authentication safe? Damien Bod - subject to phishing attacks unless further authentication is used in the client.
What is Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM)? Ping
[podcast] The Role of Banks in Empowering Consumers With Digital Identity – Learnings From Europe and the ‘Birth’ of ID Networks Liminal, State of Identity - (expand the idea of where bankID models have worked and why)
[podcast] What DNS can bring to Identity, with Michael Palage, InfoNetworks
The Hard Parts of JWT Security Nobody Talks About Ping Identity
Federal Judge’s Biometric Information Privacy Act Dismissal Could Prove Consequential FindBiometrics - to ensure that facial recognition specialists continue to refine their algorithms to reduce and, ideally, eliminate demographic bias, reassuring them that the use of datasets like Diversity in Faces is not de facto illegal
Why Duke allows users to own their own authentication SC Media - security compliance by empowering users.
IndieAuth login history Here’s Tom with the Weather
Tech Radar: PayPal is doing away with passwords for some users Fido Alliance
The Big Bet on the Thoma Bravo Roll-up Travis Jarae Liminal CEO and David Fields Partner PTB Ventures - Thoma Bravo's incredible sequence of recent deals, including their third identity and access management (IAM) company this year: Sailpoint $6.9B ; PingIdentity $2.8B ; ForgeRock $2.3B
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