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Re: Inventor of the Web Creates Identity on Bitcoin Blockchain Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, an english computer scientist and the inventor of the World Wide Web has created his first Bitcoin blockchain ID on June 9

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:59:18 +0200
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To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Cc: "ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN" <arielevycohen@gmail.com>, Jason Grant <jason@flexewebs.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Erik Anderson <eanderson20@bloomberg.net>, Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>, Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Also another implementation.
Interoperability between those two (Estonian eID and Blockstack's) would be
a good starting point for defining a globally applicable interoperability
protocol.

On 10 June 2016 at 11:48, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
wrote:

> This is probably a more realistic approach to identity:
> https://e-estonia.com/estonia-hits-the-10-000-e-resident-milestone/
>
>
> On 2016-06-10 11:32, Adrian Hope-Bailie wrote:
>
>> I would be wary of any solution that forces everyone to use a monoculture
>> of technology or a single datasource (even if it is distributed or
>> decentralized).
>>
>> What this group is doing is defining a standard and the goal of this
>> standard should be to allow users to pick any place to store their
>> identity. Blockstack is an implementation. The goal should be many
>> implementations and a protocol for interoperability between them.
>>
>> That is to say, Blockstack's approach is awesome but it doesn't solve the
>> problem of a global user-centric identity system because it still requires
>> everyone to use Blockstack's system.
>>
>> This is the same debate that raged regarding payments and Bitcoin.
>> Identity on blockchains is catching up to where payments was a year ago.
>>
>> On 9 June 2016 at 22:21, ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN <arielevycohen@gmail.com
>> <mailto:arielevycohen@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Agreed~!
>>
>>     --
>>
>>     CRYPTOGRAPHIC SECURITY  |  IDENTITY  |  LEGAL & COMPLIANCE
>>
>>     ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN
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>>     On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 2:59 PM, Jason Grant <jason@flexewebs.com
>> <mailto:jason@flexewebs.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         This is awesome to read.
>>         I created my ID couple of months ago on there also.
>>         It will be very interesting to see how this all plays out.
>>         Best regards,
>>         Jason
>>         www.uxcoach.me <http://www.uxcoach.me>
>>
>>         Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>         On 9 Jun 2016, at 19:19, ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN <
>> arielevycohen@gmail.com <mailto:arielevycohen@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> http://www.livebitcoinnews.com/inventor-of-the-web-creates-identity-on-bitcoin-blockchain/
>>>
>>>         --
>>>
>>>         CRYPTOGRAPHIC SECURITY  |  IDENTITY  |  LEGAL & COMPLIANCE
>>>
>>>         ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN
>>>         BANKING | WEALTH MANAGEMENT
>>>         BLOCKCHAIN ADVISOR | SPEAKER | W3C i-EXPERT
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>>
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>>
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