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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: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2016 05:52:30 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok3MhQUZKo1ACbukWW-Js3OGiLXGLxx29awCr+r_qw8htQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, 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 Sat, 11 Jun 2016 at 10:45 Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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.
>>
>
> +1

Human Centric appears to be a much better solution, and by that i mean
something that can be decentralised and rather than being secured simply by
cryptography, also something that is socially-aware as a means of humans
providing ID/AUTH support for other humans.

Thereafter; we've got something to start issuance of credentials to/at.

I also note; the physical function of someone being able to goto a
post-office or something of that nature to get access to their ID again (if
their world is lost to them) is also a far more sensible approach than
email-recovery IMHO.

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! :)
>
>
LoL.  I also note his use of CC in it.

It would be interesting to hear from TimBL what the story is...


>
>> On 9 June 2016 at 22:21, ARIE Y. LEVY-COHEN <arielevycohen@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Agreed~!
>>>
>>> --
>>>
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>>>
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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
>>>> BANKING | WEALTH MANAGEMENT
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>>>> ECONOMICS | FINANCE | DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECH
>>>> P: *917.692.6999 <917.692.6999>*
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>>>
>>
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