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Re: Ideals meet Implementations - Blockchains, NFTs, Decentralization, Oh My!

From: Phillip Long <pdlong2@asu.edu>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:25:51 +0000
To: Anil John <anil.john@hq.dhs.gov>
CC: W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
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Anil: Moxie is the founder of Whisper Systems, acquired back in Twitter in 2011. Later he developed Signal (the secure messaging app), etc. A similar critique of web3 was published recently by Jeff Galloway (a polarizing voice for many to be sure) at https://www.profgalloway.com/web3/


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On Jan 18, 2022, at 12:06 PM, John, Anil <anil.john@hq.dhs.gov<mailto:anil.john@hq.dhs.gov>> wrote:

Given the continuous discussions around centralization/de-centralization in our community, I found this essay by Moxie Marlinspike …

My first impressions of web3

… to have aspects that have relevance to the DID/VC work.

If you don’t know who Moxie Marlinspike is, recommend doing a bit of due diligence to find out.

Best Regards,


Anil John
Technical Director, Silicon Valley Innovation Program
Science and Technology Directorate
US Department of Homeland Security
Washington, DC, USA

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