DIDisco - microsoft

⧉infominer 17-Jun-19 04:02 AM
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Sadly, there are many falsehoods about our work in this post - specifically the claims we're coding in secret: https://t.co/MOnsutckUy The vast majority of code we've written has been in GitHub for months, open to all, based on countless discussions with members of the co...
⧉infominer 17-Jun-19 05:41 AM
Oh, I get it now. This is Microsoft's effort at blockchain identity. Video is remarkable:"We believe you have the right to own your identity." Corp-issued ID is bridge to edu which really grinds my gears. The libertarian bug has infected Microsoft. https://t.co/nyT0Oy...
@jeffwilsontech Traditional PKI is based on Web domains and other such centralized account systems, in which the base ID/PKI root can be removed from the lessee at a whim by a centralized provider. That is not possible with DIDs/DPKI, and why it's a better foundation.
Just had an excellent convo with Dr. @BobMcElrath about the Layer 2 decentralized identifier protocol we're building (among other topics). Dude is smart and fun to talk with, check him out.
⧉infominer 17-Jun-19 05:54 AM
Good for Microsoft. Hopefully they can solve the daunting UX issues for personal data management at scale. https://t.co/jmMqz9fAfY
⧉infominer 17-Jun-19 06:21 AM
SSIMeetup Wednesday: Introduction to Ion – a layer 2 network for Decentralized Identifiers with Bitcoin with @csuwildcat Daniel Buchner from @Microsoft . Looking forward to learn how the @DecentralizedID Identity Foundation is using Bitcoin for identity https://t.co/U6sI...

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