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Re: Selective Disclosure

From: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 14:36:53 -0400
To: David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>, daniel.hardman@evernym.com, Kyle Den Hartog <kdenhar@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5a7f3ffc-e1fb-d13e-7d04-e75987164b92@digitalbazaar.com>

On 5/17/19 2:30 PM, David Chadwick wrote:
> 
> 
> On 17/05/2019 18:10, Dave Longley wrote:
>> Yet another selective disclosure option would be a third party that
>> anonymizes the data and escrows it -- which I believe to be the most
>> viable option for preventing correlation whilst maintaining trust.
> 
> But this overly complicates the trust model, introduces another party
> into the eco-system that the user and verifier have to trust, and is
> probably unworkable in practice due to the increased pain and very small
> gain it brings.

It's another option that shouldn't be dismissed out of hand and would be
useful to mention in the implementation guide. We could have a whole
separate discussion on its viability -- but that would take us quite off
topic.


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Dave Longley
CTO
Digital Bazaar, Inc.
http://digitalbazaar.com
Received on Friday, 17 May 2019 18:37:20 UTC

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