Identosphere #61 • Remembering Kim Cameron • Bitcoin DEX w VCs and DID • No Wallet? Use did:email & did:phone
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Remembering Kim Cameron
I (Kaliya) will be working on a blog post for next week. For those of you who didn’t know Kim I’m very sad you will not get to meet him. He contributed greatly to our field. He was a good friend to many and a mentor and ally for women working in the field. His Laws of Identity shape and continue to shape our industry - in invite you to read people’s reflections to get a small sense of who he was.
Remembering an Identity Leader Ping Identity
Kim stood for all that is right in the intersection of technology and humanity.
Remembering Kim Cameron Doc Searls
Kim pushed constantly toward openness, inclusivity, compatibility, cooperation, and the need for individual agency and scale.
Personal Digital Transformation and Holistic Digital Identity OpenID Japan ← His last public talk
from the OpenID Summit Tokyo 2020 Keynote […] about Claims, Identity, Self-ness, Who-ness, and OpenID Connect and Decentralized Identity.
My heart is heavy over the loss of @Kim_Cameron Pamela Dingle
He always made sure that everyone was welcome, he brought people in and inspired them and suggested ways for them to be stars. He was kind, in a way that few people ever are.
Kim Cameron: A leader in the digital identity space Aran Hamilton, Identity North
He spoke to us twice in 2016, first as the Keynote for our Annual Summit “Beyond the Laws of Identity” referring to his ground-breaking work and taking us through what he felt he missed when he published his Laws. Kim spoke later on the importance of the community when he received recognition as a Founder of Canada’s Digital Economy.
Kim joined us again in 2020, after he retired from Microsoft and gave a different sort of talk. His keynote at the IdentityNORTH Annual Summit was a sort of career retrospective
Rest in Peace, Kim Cameron Joerg Resch, Kuppinger Cole
Kim attended nearly all the European Identity Conferences (EIC), from the very first one back in 2007, to 2019 and inspired us with his visionary, content-rich yet entertaining keynote talks and panel sessions. Have a look at his 2019 talk about privacy in the platform economy (“Turning the Web Right Side Up”), his 2018 talk on the “7 Laws of Identity on the Blockchain”, his visionary “Identity Services 2020” talk at EIC 2015, where he also reflected on 15 years
In Praise of Kim Cameron OpenID Foundation
Not only did Kim “inject his 7 laws of identity into Microsoft’s DNA”, but did so throughout today’s growing global digital identity ecosystem.
Kim was crafty. He not only injected his thinking into Microsoft; as a champion of the Identity Standards Community, Kim embedded his thinking into the standards that inform many of the identity systems operating at scale today.
There are no words, really, but I will try Jamie Lewis
If there was ever a person one could describe as being “full of life,” it was Kim Cameron. It was impossible to be around him without laughing and learning—usually at the same time.
Kim Cameron: Identity's god Network World
Kim Cameron isn't on a mission from God, but he once played guitar with some guys who were.
Daniel Buchner MS to Square » Square becomes Block » The Bitcoin DEX Announced
Block is a new name, but our purpose of economic empowerment remains the same.
5 years after establishing Decentralized Identity at Microsoft, where I had the opportunity to work with great folks developing open source DID infrastructure (e.g. ION), standards, and products, I am joining Square to lead Decentralized Identity.
The tbDEX protocol facilitates decentralized networks of exchange between assets by providing a framework for establishing social trust, utilizing decentralized identity (DID) and verifiable credentials (VCs) to establish the provenance of identity in the real world.
Solving the identity paradox: the tradeoff between privacy, security, & user experience
As we’ve moved more and more online, digital platforms and processes have failed to keep up. We can’t trust them to collect, store or share our personal information safely. In fact, consumers’ information is frequently abused and misused without our knowledge or consent.
Imagine being able to rid your wallet of a driver’s license, an insurance card, a student or employee ID and more. Imagine not having to worry about losing your passport and vaccination records on a trip abroad, or about the authenticity of the designer shoes you just purchased
Self-Sovereign Identities in Productive Systems - A Reality Check Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
Which use cases does SSI have?
What is the disruptive potential of SSI’s?
Which risks does the adoption of SSI pose?
What are the challenges and opportunities of SSI?
Where do the limitations of SSI lie?
How can SSI be incorporated into existing infrastructure?
Which steps need to be taken for the proliferation of SSI?
I wrote a guest blog post about a philosophy of activism and theory of change called Engaging with Industry that I share with Brian [the ED of Secure Justice].
Secure Justice: “We advocate for systemic reforms in the public and private sector that will reduce the impact of the state’s abuse of power, and curtail influence of corporations willing to facilitate human rights violations.”
Digital Memories Windley
I think digital memories are one of the primary features of digital embodiment—giving people a place to stand in the digital world, their own perspective, memories, and capacity to act. We can't be peers online without having our own digital memories.
Beyond directly helping children learn in playful ways, this partnership was forged to assist in championing the importance of three learning primitives of tomorrow’s educational landscape: decentralized identifiers (DIDs), verifiable credentials (VCs), and digital wallets.
This is not limited to alcohol, however. It also includes other age-restricted products such as tobacco, cannabis (where legal of course), vaping products, gambling, some movie tickets and even lottery tickets.
Upon successful graduation from a school or university, a certificate is issued as proof of the achievements. However, these are currently still only issued in paper form and therefore cannot be easily presented to third parties.
While this may sound convenient for many of us, it comes with its shortcomings as well.
Our goal is to make the process of building trust easier and more effective for creators. With that in mind, we’re sharing an overview of our plan to address the pain points of creators and marketplaces in the NFT space using identity tools.
Our goal was to put the power back into the hands of users who do not have any coding knowledge or experience, to accelerate the time to configure and launch an entire Trusted Decentralized Digital Identity peer-to-peer ecosystem
Bloom is excited to announce an integration with Plaid, a data network that powers the digital financial ecosystem. The Plaid integration gives Bloom the ability to offer consumer-permissioned, traditional financial data for better risk assessment through OnRamp.
Passwordless Credential Orchestration Manager is Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace idRamp
This new service offers password elimination, identity proofing, and orchestration capabilities for any Oracle ecosystem.
Liquid Avatar Technologies and Bonifii Make VCs Accessible for People and Financial Institutions in the Metaverse Bonifii
“The metaverse and Web 3.0 are here, and we are building the infrastructure to manage how we’re going to live, work, and play in the intersection of the real and the digital,” said Heather Dahl, CEO of Indico. “Bonifii and Liquid Avatar get it, they’re on it and we’re excited to help them realize their vision.“
Work on Android and iOS
Wallet DID: did: tz, did: key (curve Ed25519)
Issuer DID supported: did: tz, did: web, did: key; did: ethr, did: pkh.
Revocation of VCs: RevocationList2020
SDK development environment: PHP, Python, NodeJS, java, C, Flutter,…
Wallet templates: employer certificate, experience certificate, skills certificate, company pass , proof of email, proof of telephone, certificate of residence, loyalty card, diplomas, student card
How Alice User, an App User and Identity Owner, and Bob Developer, an App Developer and App Controller, might negotiate the use of Alice’s personal digital identifiers and any associated personal identity data by Bob’s app, based on Self-Sovereign Identity Model Usage Principles
Adopting eID in Europe and Beyond State of Identity
Digital identity is now recognized as a key building block in digitizing public administration; however, it requires interoperability with private sector use cases to drive value for its citizens.
Raj Hegde is joined by Sebastian Manhart - Technical Advisor on Digital Identity for the German Chancellery to explore governmental reform and understand stakeholder expectations behind the rollout of digital identity projects in the post-COVID era.
prompted by the UK Government’s proposed reforms of data protection law contained in its consultation paper Data: A New Direction.
Under the banner of tackling ‘consent fatigue’, abolish citizens’ right to consent to the collection and use of their data: achieved by expanding the definition of organisations’ ‘legitimate interests’ (where they don’t have to seek consent) to cover almost every activity
Blockchain and SSI Support Quality in Food Supply Chain Luisanna Cocco, Roberto Tonelli, Michele Marchesi - Università degli studi di Cagliari
using standards that are WWW Consortium-compatible and the Ethereum Blockchain, ensures eligibility, transparency, and traceability of the certifications along a food supply chain, and could be an innovation model/idea that the companies that adopt the Open Innovation paradigm might want to pursue.
Designing Framework for Digital KYC Processe on Blockchain-Based SSI Vincent Schlatt, Johannes Sedlmeir, Simon Feulner, Nils Urbach
We follow a rigorous design science research approach to create a framework that utilizes SSI in the KYC process, deriving nascent design principles that theorize on blockchain’s role for SSI.
This week, we hit 5k followers on Twitter, driven in no small part by attention garnered by our ToIP & DIF Joint Statement of Support for the Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v1.0 specification becoming a W3C Standard
Good things happen slowly, bad things happen fast We Are Open Co-op
* Important Talk
Some organisations were experimenting with digital badges before 2011, but these were siloed and easy to right-click and copy. The ‘technology trigger’, the innovation with Open Badges, was to invent and make available an open metadata standard.
Hundreds of attendees, including a number of DIF members, put together a huge programme of content for the 33rd IIW, covering topics ranging from the technical minutiae of IAM and SSI to big-picture discussions about ethics and strategy, and participated in over 110 virtual sessions across the three days.
The Trust Over IP Stack: Achieving Global Interoperability with SSI Digital Scotland
the most important questions Ben Werdmuller
what is the future you want to build?
Is it one where everyone has equal access to knowledge and opportunities? Where everyone can have a good life regardless of background?
Or is it something else?
Is Web3 bullshit? Max Read
The only falsifiable prediction I'm willing to make is that ten years from now, Chris Dixon and the Winklevoss Twins will be much richer than me, and my quality of life will be the same, or worse.