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Propelling understanding and adoption of verifiable digital credentials: The Digital Credentials Consortium and the W3C Verifiable Credentials for Education Mondays (everyone welcome)
[Pre-IIW] OpenID Foundation Workshop at Microsoft 4/17
Internet Identity Workshop 4/18-20, Mountain View, CA ← buy your tickets
GS1 Standards Week 4/25-27 - business and technical [...] Retail, Consumer Goods, Fresh Foods, Healthcare, Transport, Logistics
eIDAS 2.0 l New Opportunities in Digital Identity 4/27 Frankfurt
Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) Demo Week 2023 Washington, DC 5/18-19 [register]
Heroes of Data Privacy – the practise-oriented data privacy conference in Vienna LionsGate 5/24 Vienna, Austria
London Event: MEF CONNECTS Personal Data & Identity 5/25 Identity Praxis, Inc.
Digital Identity unConference Europe 6/7-9 Zurich ← Registration open
[HIRING] Senior Distributed Systems Technologist DIGITAL CATAPULT, Startup Jobs
[SSX, SiwEth, Metamask, Kepler, SpruceID, TreeLDR, Rebase] Spruce Developer Update #30
Secure your critical supply chain data Transmute
Transmute Verifiable Data Platform (VDP) uses digital identity open standards mandated by the US government to simplify your regulatory and business credentialing process. [Join the Launch List]
Reaching Major Milestones with 1,000-Members, Content Credentials in Adobe Firefly and Much More Content Authenticity
we are incredibly proud to have grown a global coalition of leading tech and media companies, camera manufacturers, news publishers, creative professionals, researchers, NGOs and many more – all contributing their expertise, code, and energy to advance this mission.
from 17-21 April 2023, the eco Association and Gaia-X Federation Services will be on site. In Hall 8, Stand D26, they will present themselves as a ‘toolbox’ for the operation of federated Gaia-X ecosystems
With the content surrounding SSI we’ve covered in previous blogs — we learned that every relationship in the digital world involves three main actors [issuer, provider, holder]
[tweet] we put together a market map to showcase how identity technology is developing across different industries Trinsic
This memo describes an architecture for digital credential verification and validation using Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs), distributed ledgers, trust registries, and the DNS.
We have concerns about this proposed architecture.
Propelling understanding and adoption of verifiable digital credentials MIT Open Learning
The DCC founded and currently co-chairs the W3C Verifiable Credentials for Education Task Force (VC-EDU). This task force’s charter includes demonstrating how learning, employment, and achievement credentials can operate as Verifiable Credentials (VCs)
[research literature] Self-Sovereign Identity Decentralized Identifiers, Claims and Credentials using non Decentralized Ledger Technology Bruno Miguel Gomes Fernandes
This document provides an overview of the state of the art and main standards of SSI, and then focuses on a non-DLT approach to SSI, referencing non-DLT implementations and alternative decentralized infrastructures that can be used to replace DLTs in SSI.
[Fediverse] standardization and other Fediverse technical "commons" activities reb00ted
The Fediverse is Already Dead nora codes
[Police State, Biometrics, AI] Clearview AI scraped 30 billion images from Facebook and other social media sites and gave them to cops: it puts everyone into a 'perpetual police line-up' Business Insider
Why Hasn’t Self-Sovereign Identity Caught on Yet? Jordan H, Damn Good Tech
[wallets] 2023 – the year of the digital ID wallet Finextra
Ten Ontario post-secondary institutions issue verifiable micro-credentials through the Virtual Skills Passport pilot project
Over the last year, ten Ontario post-secondary institutions actively participated in the ARUCC MyCreds™ Virtual Skills Passport pilot project for micro-credentials, funded by the Government of Ontario.
Zimbabwe’s Flex ID and Sri Lanka’s National Savings Bank Launch First South Asia’s Self Sovereign Identity (SSID) Solution BitcoinKE
Funded by Algorand in 2022, Flex ID by Zimbabwe's Victor Mapunga is creating a self-sovereign identity platform which is a digital identity network to address the problem of many poor people around the world lacking identification and consequently being cut off from many services including financial services.Why Hasn’t Self-Sovereign Identity Caught on Yet? Jordan H, Damn Good Tech
[wallets] 2023 – the year of the digital ID wallet Finextra
[video] Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs): DID Methods, DID Documents and DID Resolution Northern Block, w Markus Sabadello
[video series] The Power of DIDs #1: What is DID Resolution? Marcus Sabadello, Danube Tech
[personal data] Your personal data – what’s at risk and what’s being done to protect it? DigitalIdentity NZ
[biometrics] The rise of biometrics and decentralized identity is a game-changer for identity verification BiometricSecurity
[tweet] SelfSovereignIdentity returns the power of data to users and restores the digital trust framework Extrimian
Identity not SSI
Policy \ Government
Decentralized Identity Will Drive the White House National Cybersecurity Strategy Hyperledger Foundation
[OpenID Foundation, Kantara Initiative, Secure Identity Alliance] Open for Comment: “Government-issued Digital Credentials and the Privacy Landscape” Whitepaper
[tweet] Verifiable Credentials Framework Make information easy to verify, and impossible to fake. EC Europa
EBSI's Verifiable Credentials Framework is a full framework for expressing, exchanging, and verifying information, using a new information format (W3C Verifiable Credentials), digital wallets, and the blockchain to establish trust.
EBSI Verifiable Credentials Playbook EC Europa
EU Wallet In Depth #1: Trusted Lists Andrew Tobin
Data Models and Schemas Europa EU
[tweet] A new digital Australia Card would need #verifiablecredentials Steve Lockstep
if we had that, we could fix identification without a new identity
[tweet] gaps in our AML laws! [...] the First Amendment and the Fourth Amendment Coincenter H/T Zoo
[20 of them] Identity Cryptocurrencies CryptoSlate
[github, paper] Onchain Identity Verification Flows Shannon Appelcline, RWoT
The goal was not so much evaluating these exhaustively, as any evaluation should be more squarely grounded in more detailed use-cases and non- technical requirements. Instead, we strove to identify traits inherent to each high-level pattern that could lead to high-level fitness-forpurpose evaluations, i.e. the “strengths and weaknesses” of each.
[youtube] User Experience and Identity in Web3 JP Bedoya
As cross-chain interoperability becomes more prevalent the need for smooth UX and secure identity management solutions continues to increase. Here we will breakdown the variety of tools and approaches developers and designers have at their disposal when setting the standards of decentralized self-sovereignty across Web3.
[ENS,Nostr] Web3 DID field has a new breakthrough, Dmail launched DaaS service! Armtoken
DaaS (DID/Decentralized-as-a-Service) is to provide various types of information transmission services based on DID Name with web3 users’ DID accounts as the starting point of services
[video] The Decentralized Identity Revolution CryptoConversation
Take ownership over your identity in web3! Whether through ENS or Nostr, your online identity should follow you wherever you go. Let's move beyond the antiquated system of different accounts per website. 💪