The Future of Property Rights a program at New America just published a new report The Nail Finds a Hammer: Self-Sovereign Identity, Design Principles and Property Rights in the Developing World. I commented extensively on the paper before publication and they included the Domains of Identity within the report. It turns out that many of the Domains […]
Last week was the Internet Identity Workshop and also in the past week there were two new papers released about Self-Sovereign Identity both of which I had a hand in reviewing. ( A third just got released and it was added below in early November.) They are both good papers and I recommend them. The […]
My good friend Kim Cameron has a new video clip out where he talks about how blockchain and identity fit together. We must follow the Laws of Identity!
I was asked to substitute in at the last minuet to talk about the difference between blockchain and cryptocurrency at the BridgeSF conference on their Enterprise Day. Here are links to what I cover in the talk: Do You Need a Blockchain. This slide is from DHS S&T and Anil John who is leading research […]
I was explaining to my friends Tony Fish and Lubna Dajani why I was so excited about the new self-sovereign identity. Some things that are exciting to me aren’t even clear to most people they are problems – like the phone home problem. You don’t encounter them until well into building a system. Enjoy the […]
So the the Decentralized Identity Foundation has an “identity challenge” with a project pretending to be it – with a very similar domain name and trying to do a token sale. I have a theory that almost all legitimate projects with real people and real work going on behind them also have fake projects shadowing […]
This is going to be the first in what will end up being a long and ongoing series of posts that deconstruct various “blockchain and identity” projects. I was inspired to get started after getting a min into the video explaining this identity system and at least thinking ‘screaming’ in my head NO! NO! NO! […]