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Re: DIDs and VCs mentioned on US Capitol Hill Hearing

From: =Drummond Reed <drummond.reed@evernym.com>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2018 11:43:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAjunnbGrpX4KorsPfSe8q4vDsznYyV8Xs1Dext=Xjdk=dD+zA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: W3C Verifiable Credentials Working Group <public-vc-wg@w3.org>, W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Congrats to Anil John and his team at DHS for having the foresight to fund
this work. Great to see Doug Maughan giving it visibility at the
Congressional level.

=Drummond

On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 10:12 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> Verifiable Credentials and Decentralized Identifiers were mentioned
> yesterday during the US Capitol Hearing on Leveraging Blockchain
> Technology to Improve Supply Chain Management:
>
> https://youtu.be/J7aCUM2RfJA?t=34m56s
>
> Good job everyone! The work we're doing here is a part of publicly
> recorded national dialogue now... :)
>
> Many thanks to DHS S&T for partially funding some of this work[1][2] and
> helping all of us spread the message on Capitol Hill and to US lawmakers.
>
> -- manu
>
> [1]https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/news/
> 2017/09/25/news-release-dhs-st-awards-750k-virginia-tech-company
>
> [2]https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/news/
> 2017/07/20/news-release-dhs-st-awards-749k-evernym-decentralized-key
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Veres One Decentralized Identifier Blockchain Launches
> https://tinyurl.com/veres-one-launches
>
>
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