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Re: DIDs and NFTs

From: Simone Ravaioli <simone.ravaioli@parchment.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 22:51:48 +0100
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Cc: Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com>, "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Are we not throwing away the baby with the bathwater ?

> NFTs are generally hotbeds of illicit activity:  unregistered securities offerings, wash trades, laundering, market manipulation, rug pulls etc.  

Replace NFT with Blockchain… same same. it feels like that does not do full justice to the subject.🤷‍♂️

Inclined to think more research is needed to understand which Use Cases could be better supported by NFT (if any).

Indicio is hosting an NFTs and DIDs meetup Tuesday March 22nd 12pm EST with the contribution of awesome CCG members - that seems like a good opportunity to learn more  ⬇️

https://twitter.com/indicioid/status/1503781537044606977?s=21



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Simone Ravaioli 
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> On 15 Mar 2022, at 20:25, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Wed, 9 Mar 2022 at 20:46, Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Community,
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>> 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?)
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> I'd avoid any Venn associating NFTs with either DID or VCs
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> NFTs are generally hotbeds of illicit activity:  unregistered securities offerings, wash trades, laundering, market manipulation, rug pulls etc.  
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> Any association of NFTs with DIDs/VCs (e.g. via Venn diagrams) will IMHO likely make it much more controversial
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>> -Heather
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>> -- 
>> Heather Vescent
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