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Re: DIDs and NFTs

From: Wayne Chang <wayne@spruceid.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2022 15:30:20 -0500
Message-ID: <CAFTzAXg58yEGsKvzo2PXTss34jvDO2Mg_Rg+hq7d4eLbLqaKbw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Gropper <agropper@healthurl.com>
Cc: Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com>, Simone Ravaioli <simone.ravaioli@parchment.com>, "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
*ERC-721

On Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 15:29 Wayne Chang <wayne@spruceid.com> wrote:

> Just wanted to add nuance by mentioning some privacy-focused blockchains
> that claim to support private NFTs:
>
> https://scrt.network/about/secret-nfts
> https://www.aleo.org/
>
> Not to mention ZKP roll-ups that can add confidentiality and also restrict
> data availability in ways compatible with data regulatory frameworks.
>
> I think it’s more nuanced than just NFTs vs. VCs. A fairer comparison
> might be ERC-712 NFT on mainnet Ethereum vs. JWT-VC hosted on Amazon’s
> servers behind OIDC authentication using HTTPS-hosted revocation lists.
>
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 15:20 Adrian Gropper <agropper@healthurl.com>
> wrote:
>
>> NFTs are fundamentally public (a public hash tied to a public smart
>> contract) as are DIDs tied to a service endpoint. If the service endpoint
>> is public then the DID is equivalent with some added control options.
>>
>> - Adrian
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 3:13 PM Simone Ravaioli <
>> simone.ravaioli@parchment.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Not much of an opinion piece, but I have been collecting “shards” of the
>>> NFTs vs VCs discourse across CCG, Twitter, LinkedIn.
>>> … to inform an opinion. Some of it refers to DIDs too.
>>>
>>> It is a scrappy doc, a “collection” of thoughts open to anyone and
>>> hopefully useful.
>>>
>>> Feel free to add to it, or use it as a reference.
>>>
>>> A possible outcome might be to publish a CCG “multi-sig” article/post.
>>>
>>>
>>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cFTFNaNzIXok7W9M7QgHinRbsgxh3uALiY_eYZcE78Y/edit
>>>
>>>
>>> Yours sincerely,
>>> -
>>>
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>>> On 9 Mar 2022, at 20:46, Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> 
>>> Community,
>>>
>>> What's your take on the venn diagram of DIDs, VCs and NFTs? (And if you
>>> don't have an opinion yet, what questions do you have?)
>>>
>>> -Heather
>>>
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