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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: Arie Y LEVY COHEN <arielevycohen@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2016 09:17:29 -0400
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.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>
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To: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Perhaps a hybrid solution that weaves both together.

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> On Jun 11, 2016, at 1:52 AM, Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> 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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>>>>> 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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