Convener: Joe Andrieu
Notetaker: Heather Vescent
Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps:
Distributed Identity vs Decentralized Identity
Identity substrate, where identity data accreted over actions.
Grounded in the subjective
The function of identity, when I recognize you, now I have connected other attributes to form a verson
A subjective notion of identity.
Digital identity, mechanisms to
It can never be symmetric,
Is this symmetrical? No.
Want this to be with permissions.
Substrate – permission to write and present the data from his substrate.
The notion of a distributed architecture – didn’t require a centralized source.
Me – I give you permission to make a claim about me.
You make the claim.
I choose who I show the claim you make about me.
Personal note: we are becoming both more machine like and more human. We are splitting the two aspects of ourselves.
Legal identity. What are the criteria for a legal identity?
Nationality: the internet. Is there a non-national legal identity.
Any identity that a court will recognize.
Complicated social proofs.
You have an affidavit of identity.
- Legal name
- Current address
- Legal notary
Using blockchain for identity creates timestamps that can be used to bootstrap identity.
We can use to bootstrap a legal identity.
It’s a verifiable identity. And under some circumstances it can become a legal identity.
Kaliya’s Paper: ASN.planetwork.net
Identity persistent correlated identifier.
To write to the bitcoin blockchain you have to pay a $1…
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