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Re: Verifiable Claims Charter Proposal prepped for W3M

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:25:22 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok1evaiOxAZdamF8yF9-7fHowKYVb2YZ5QXTchihvkcfmQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
See wording: http://mydata2016.org

On Mon., 3 Oct. 2016, 6:28 am Manu Sporny, <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> On 10/01/2016 07:49 AM, Timothy Holborn wrote:
> > Human Centric is a very good means to differentiate from service
> > centric IMHO. ie: organic living beings vs. the tools created by such
> > parties.
>
> We have discussed human-centric before, the concerns were:
>
> * The ecosystem supports IoT, AI, and autonomous entities - all of
>   which are not humans and may not be human-centric (for example, a
>   swarm of robots that attempts to protect local biodiversity of which
>   humans are not the center of the equation).
> * It could be argued that OpenID Connect and SAML are human-centric. It
>   could be argued that Google+, Facebook, and Twitter are human-centric.
>   It's harder to make that argument about self-sovereign, where an
>   entity has domain over their verifiable claims.
> * Self sovereign is starting to catch on at places like the United
>   Nations and Future of Identity conferences. The same isn't true for
>   Human-centric. The tide is going in the direction of self-sovereign,
>   so changing direction at this point would have us swimming against
>   the tide.
>
> Just some background, as someone that argued for human-centric for a while.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Rebalancing How the Web is Built
> http://manu.sporny.org/2016/rebalancing/
>
>
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