RE: Suggested Reading (was: Applications of DIDs to Federated Social Media)

Aware of that …  using the rel=”me” to anchor your Mastodon profile to your own web property is helpful in situations like this … provided that your web property is known/trusted.

Best Regards,


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Sent: Monday, November 28, 2022 11:52 AM
To: John, Anil <>
Cc: W3C Credentials CG <>
Subject: Re: Suggested Reading (was: Applications of DIDs to Federated Social Media)

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On Mon, Nov 28, 2022 at 10:17 AM John, Anil <<>> wrote:
Interesting to note the active presence of both W3C (<;!!BClRuOV5cvtbuNI!U5G1Z2ttRWCuLfCk1H-mn2e34KB28Vt-2Te3zFjo4h8F4SLbm0Fn1uRJI9qU8PT_Whln$>) and the European Union (<;!!BClRuOV5cvtbuNI!U5G1Z2ttRWCuLfCk1H-mn2e34KB28Vt-2Te3zFjo4h8F4SLbm0Fn1uRJI9qU8NVWRZhD$>) on Mastodon/Fediverse!

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

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