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Re: IGF 2014 session proposal (was Re: Web Payments Telecon Minutes for 2014-04-09)

From: Pindar Wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:56:59 +0800
Message-ID: <CAM7BtUp3R1380_7NZewG1u0jfTBYFm1sr_BOmydxpUim+h8+3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Thanks Manu.

Our proposal, with background paper,  is now on the IGF Website:


Please note the change in title to 'The Payment-Privacy-Policing Paradox in
Web Payment Systems'  as it needed to be <=60 chars long.


On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 8:31 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>wrote:

> On 04/14/2014 08:01 AM, Pindar Wong wrote:
> > Manu and I submitted a  222 word proposal + background paper for IGF
> > consideration entitled:
> >
> > *'*The Payment-Privacy-Policing Paradox: Toward a Privacy-Conscious
> > Internet Identity System for Web Payments'
> Thanks Pindar, here's the session proposal for the 2014 Internet
> Governance Forum happening in early September in Istanbul, Turkey. We
> don't have confirmation on whether or not the proposal has been accepted
> yet, but we've done all that we can, the rest is up to the people
> running the event:
> """
> In March 2014, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) had the first ever
> Workshop on Web Payments in Paris, France. The result of the two day
> workshop was consensus around the desire to address a number of problems
> related to sending and receiving money on the Web. Potential
> standardization targets focused on identity, initiating payments, and
> verifiable digital receipts. Trust is a fundamental part of many
> financial transactions, and while the role of establishing trusted
> identities on the Internet was seen as vital, it was clear that the
> policy discussion would require a more in-depth multi-stakeholder approach.
> Ensuring that any W3C-based identity standard would be flexible enough
> to align with national and international laws, protect privacy and
> anonymity, would not aid mass surveillance initiatives, while working in
> concert with international anti-terrorism-funding initiatives requires
> input from civil society, government, intergovernmental organizations,
> private sector, and the technical community.
> Attendees are urged to watch the speaker presentations BEFORE the event
> as only a brief “less than 5 minute, no slides overview” will be
> provided for each during the event. In this “no presentations” 90 minute
> group work session, attendees will generate input  that will be
> presented at the W3C Technical Plenary (October 2014) on what an
> Internet Identity system should and shouldn’t do from a technical,
> privacy, surveillance, taxation, and legal policy perspective.
> """
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: The Worlds First Web Payments Workshop
> http://www.w3.org/2013/10/payments/
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