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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: Roger Bass <roger@traxiant.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:46:57 -0700
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To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Cc: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>, "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>
Is anyone aware of work that has been done comparing the two models
(Blockstack and Estonian eID), or looking at what would be required for
interoperability between them?

On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 3:08 AM, Anders Rundgren <
anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2016-06-10 11:59, Adrian Hope-Bailie wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
> I rather see the Estonian solution as a way adapting their
> (well-functioning) ID-silo to a wider (but still scoped) audience.
>
> Anders
>
>
>> On 10 June 2016 at 11:48, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com
>> <mailto: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> <mailto:
>> arielevycohen@gmail.com <mailto:arielevycohen@gmail.com>>> wrote:
>>
>>             Agreed~!
>>
>>             --
>>
>>             CRYPTOGRAPHIC SECURITY  |  IDENTITY  |  LEGAL & COMPLIANCE
>>
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>>             On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 2:59 PM, Jason Grant <
>> jason@flexewebs.com <mailto:jason@flexewebs.com> <mailto:
>> 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> <
>> 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> <mailto:
>> arielevycohen@gmail.com <mailto:arielevycohen@gmail.com>>> wrote:
>>
>>
>> http://www.livebitcoinnews.com/inventor-of-the-web-creates-identity-on-bitcoin-blockchain/
>>
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