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Re: identifi -- identity system and signed web of trust

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2014 03:26:30 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKhZn9jc==Jipg6e=FrozYzBdQsOLnu+6za82POYW1u1g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 9 September 2014 03:16, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> On 08/31/2014 06:42 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> > Looks like similar work to some going on in this group, from one of
> > the bitcoin core developers.
> >
> > https://github.com/identifi/identifi
>
> Has anyone contacted Martti Malmi about this work yet? Melvin? It's
> worth a chat with him to make sure he knows about what we're doing here.
> Looks like he's been working on this pretty solidly since April 2013.
>

Sure, working closely with him.  I hang out in their project team area, and
we've dad some good conversations.


>
> We should find out how he's normalizing the JSON data (there is no
> mention of the normalization algorithm), which format the keys are in?
> How is the data stored? If anyone can introduce identifiers and
> associate those with other pieces of information, then how do you
> prevent massive amounts of spam in the system?
>

Good questions, I'll find out!

Not that Martti and Satoshi were the first two bitcoin developers and built
most of the current code base together.


>
> As Eric mentioned in the email thread, how do you get "real" verified
> identity in here. If we wanted to shove a government issued digital
> passport into the system, how would that work?
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: The Marathonic Dawn of Web Payments
> http://manu.sporny.org/2014/dawn-of-web-payments/
>
>
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