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Re: International identity data standards?

From: Tim Bouma <trbouma@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 10:37:56 -0230
Message-ID: <CAPzZSkiFSzod61jTF6c6hn+hWrmAq44tkWBj-B_dorqyGXvB6A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "John, Anil" <anil.john@hq.dhs.gov>
Cc: "public-vc-comments@w3.org" <public-vc-comments@w3.org>, "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
In collaboration with the Provinces and Territories and with expertise from
Vital Statistics and Statistics Canada, this is what we produced as part of
a set specifications three years ago.

Here is the main document.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GW-5J4Ez7KqkLqfPQqEJQnxr4ZnKPLjAoifLVPhKt0g/edit?usp=drivesdk

Likely, there remain grave deficiencies and irreconcilabe differences to
bridge. Use at your own risk. I plan to give this upcoming round a pass.


On Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 2:09 PM John, Anil, <anil.john@hq.dhs.gov> wrote:

> *Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;   *: -)
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> *From:* Liam McCarty <liam@unumid.org>
> *Sent:* Friday, August 23, 2019 3:26 PM
> *To:* public-vc-comments@w3.org; public-credentials@w3.org
> *Subject:* International identity data standards?
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> Hi all,
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> Is there work being done to create international standards for identity
> data? For example, it would clearly be valuable to have standards for
> common data points like name, address, phone number, etc. If not that, it'd
> be helpful to at least have standardized mappings between different
> regional formats.
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> I've done some preliminary research and discovered groups like the NIEM
> (National Information Exchange Model, which is U.S.-based) and UPU
> (Universal Postal Union), but not anything more comprehensive. If
> international standards already exist, could someone point me in the right
> direction?
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> If not, creating international identity data standards seems like a
> natural extension of the work on DIDs and VCs. Would love to help kickstart
> that if people would find it useful.
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> *Liam McCarty*
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> Co-Founder of ePluribus <https://epluribus.io>, Unum ID
> <https://unumid.org>
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