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Re: UN peacekeepers 'barter goods for sex' - BBC News

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2017 17:15:09 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok3PQ7k=EbYG=AkeqBahoJhRCdxxEPRnCySs+G1UPZvv2w@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Kaliya IDwoman <kaliya-id@identitywoman.net>, Andrew Bransford Brown <andrewbb@gmail.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
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On Sat., 8 Apr. 2017, 3:13 am Timothy Holborn, <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Andrew Macleod spoke about this problem at the 'Trust Factory' event.
> Some links about him: Andrew Macleod Mining & Impact Capital,  TED
> Development Investment, Terrorism & Global Affairs
>
> Search using the following keywords for more info:
>
> "United Nations" "food for sex"
>
> "United Nations" "sexual abuse"
>
> "United Nations" "child rape"
>
> "United Nations" pedophilia
>
> With respect to 'modern slavery', i also highlight:
> https://www.wearethorn.org/ noting that whilst the position of this video
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBZdRe8cheQ&feature=youtu.be&t=1h8m21s is
> another important problem to solve, that the broader video will help you
> understand the scope of these sorts of problems...
>
> With respect to what it's got to do with this CG;
>
> - payments
> - credentials
> - computer vision analysis, storage (in a signed rdf documents) and rules
> around how those sorts of things are stored, discovered, psuedo anonymized
> ACL access in relation to other data and the means of providing "dignity
> enhancing" methods for governance using the solution (leveraging linked
> data), alongside implications for HR use-cases particularly in relation to
> IoT (Inc. AR/headwear).
>
> Finally,
>
> This is a usecase that can be examined to define a sustainable and
> pragmatically reasonable framework for trust infrastructure.
>
> I don't imagine we intend to build a verifiable claims framework that is
> designed to be untrustworthy.
>
> Tim.
>
> On Sat., 8 Apr. 2017, 3:07 am David Nicol, <davidnicol@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
>
> On 04/06/2017 09:31 PM, Kaliya IDwoman wrote:
> > Man camps of all kinds create markets for sex. Smart contracts don't
> > fix this problem
>
> Strongly agree.
>
> Technologists tend to incorrectly bias very heavily towards technology
> solving problems that are fundamentally more social than technical. We
> should measure our words more carefully, this thread being a case in point.
>
>
>
> The article includes an andecote of a sex-worker keeping a peacekeeper's
> identification until they were paid. How would "smart contracts" or
> anything else internet-related help with this? It seems that the subject
> matter experts in the space already have completely workable solutions to
> their various use cases.
>
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