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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: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2016 02:44:10 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLAVHtiMi4oi8AnjTx0tnqUmL1PVC7Fgya6kXx0yhEY+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.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>
On 10 June 2016 at 11:32, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com> 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.
>

Tim has had a first class 100% decentralized identity that he has published
on his web page for a number of years.  It's fascinating that no one in
this group has noticed that, and when he signs up to a silo that's news.
Apparently! :)


>
> On 9 June 2016 at 22:21, ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN <arielevycohen@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Agreed~!
>>
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>> On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 2:59 PM, Jason Grant <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
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> On 9 Jun 2016, at 19:19, ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN <arielevycohen@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.livebitcoinnews.com/inventor-of-the-web-creates-identity-on-bitcoin-blockchain/
>>>
>>> --
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>>>
>>> ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN
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>>
>
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