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Re: Proof of knowledge certs

From: Christopher Allen <ChristopherA@lifewithalacrity.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2023 10:48:16 -0800
Message-ID: <CACrqygBZDCsRHbehEH=FZge-=xyOoKU8bkP=jgq_+e2f4ZbfAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julien Fraichot <Julien.Fraichot@hyland.com>
Cc: "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 20, 2023 at 8:44 AM Julien Fraichot <Julien.Fraichot@hyland.com>

> I have been investigating the possibility of having certificates which
> obfuscate PII data. That is, instead of using selective disclosure schemes
> to present a curated certificate, have the holder prove they know what the
> data is within the certificate.

We support this in Gordian Envelopes using "Existence Proofs":

CLI Docs:
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUQ-n9EZa0U

You can see an example of leveraging Existence Proofs for herd privacy in
our Educational Use Cases at:


-- Christopher Allen
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