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Re: This is a use case

From: Adrian Gropper <agropper@healthurl.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:40:32 -0400
Message-ID: <CANYRo8gBNoM36DYc+XNiBvDiZ=hBCmowMLvSvc64KBBS_JdxgQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Moses Ma <moses.ma@futurelabconsulting.com>
Cc: Public-Credentials <public-credentials@w3.org>
It depends. If all you care to solve is the creation of fake
digital certificates, then you can include the hash of a quantified face
photo in the VC and display the quantified face photo along with the QR
code that is the VC or links to the VC. This can be done with paper
vaccination credentials and the verifier does not need to call home or
check against any subject database.

Trust is still required between the issuers and verifiers (including across
borders) but the subject themselves need not be identified as part of that
federation.

I describe more of this here:
https://blog.petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/2021/05/05/design-considerations-vaccine-credentials/


- Adrian

On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 8:14 PM Moses Ma <moses.ma@futurelabconsulting.com>
wrote:

> See:
> https://www.wsj.com/articles/fake-covid-19-certificates-hit-airlines-which-now-have-to-police-them-11618330621
>
> Airlines are battling a scourge of passengers traveling with falsified
> Covid-19 health certificates.
>
> The documents are often the Covid-19 test results required by many
> countries on arrival. The International Air Transport Association industry
> body says it has tracked fake certificates in multiple countries, from
> France to Brazil, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Border control authorities
> and police forces have also reported arrests of people selling documents in
> the U.K., Spain, Indonesia and Zimbabwe, among others.
>
> The problem is hitting international flights more than domestic ones,
> which typically don’t require certification at the moment. Airlines that
> are more dependent on cross-border travel, particularly those operating in
> Europe, are growing increasingly alarmed as they look to the summer, when
> they still hope demand will start to return.
>
> The proliferation of fake health certificates is exposing a logistical
> blind spot, as airlines rush to navigate post-pandemic travel standards and
> retool their systems to ease compliance—and spur demand. Airlines say their
> staff aren’t equipped to handle and police all the new health
> certifications needed…
>
>
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