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Re: Negative press related to DIDs and VCs

From: Wayne Chang <wyc@fastmail.fm>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 10:38:57 -0400
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To: "Manu Sporny" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "W3C DID Working Group" <public-did-wg@w3.org>, "W3C Verifiable Credentials Working Group" <public-vc-wg@w3.org>
It seems that the tweet has since been deleted. This is what it said:

https://web.archive.org/web/20210628205159/https://twitter.com/harryhalpin/status/1409615372538548227

On Tue, Jun 29, 2021, at 9:15 AM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Just drawing your attention towards this:
> 
> https://twitter.com/harryhalpin/status/140961537
> 
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2021May/0177.html
> 
> These are things that I would expect we would normally just ignore, but I've
> received a number of private emails over the tweet above from various decision
> making parties inside the EU requesting that we respond publicly to theses
> sorts of accusations.
> 
> The accusations are being taken seriously by some because Harry Halpin is
> ex-W3C staff. Also note that he his company is developing "competing
> technology" to DIDs and VCs.
> 
> Just raising awareness here as Harry's campaign is having a negative effect on
> adoption of VCs and DIDs.
> 
> -- manu
> 
> -- 
> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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> 
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 29 June 2021 14:39:36 UTC

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