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Re: Electronic Driving Licenses

From: Daniel Burnett <daniel.burnett@consensys.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:06:44 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJ-gw3GKZWqOHi3nBzO29xiNRSjzQ-BW7mKM2fkOEJnSMotiyA@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>, Oliver Terbu <oliver.terbu@consensys.net>
Cc: Verifiable Claims Working Group <public-vc-wg@w3.org>
IIRC, Oliver Terbu may have actually worked on this directly.  Oliver, do
you have any comments on this?

-- dan

On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 12:59 PM David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>
wrote:

> Hi All
>
> I spoke with the UK Driving License Authority today and it appears that
> an ISO standard for electronic driving licenses is nearly completed. It is
>
> ISO 18013 part 5
>
> It is out for ballot at the moment I believe.
>
> Even though I am a member of BSI I cannot get a copy without being a
> member of the working group (which I am not). But I understand that the
> draft standard does not mention W3C Verifiable Credentials nor propose
> to use our technology for electronic driving licenses. This would be a
> huge missed opportunity if governments all around the world (including
> the US, as I understand Virginia has piloted a system already) start to
> issue electronic driving licenses that are not VC compatible.
>
> Is anyone in our group a member of an ISO member body and could either
> get a look at the standard, or even better, suggest that W3C VCs are one
> of the mechanisms to be used for publishing electronic driving licenses
> to users
>
> Kind regards
>
> David
>
>
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