While GDPR is baffling to even the most patient of us, the more I drilled in, the more I appreciated both the intent and generous rollout. It’s steering companies to better privacy practices by causing companies to think deeply about (and architect for!) privacy and individual control of data. By “generous rollout” I mean it recognizes that, as a new/complex regulation, people may not grok a…
Self-Sovereign Identity provides better control of consumer data than physical documents. If a consumer sends their information to a business through a truly Self-Sovereign platform, they can be confident that it will only be used in a way that they have previously authorised.
…nough then any amount of UI improvements will be stymied by protocol or data structure limitations. On the other hand a bad User Interface or should we say Human Interface, will start introducing bugs at the psychological layer and open social engineering attacks.
…et of engineering specifications that are open, available to use, and layered upon other standards. While vendors work hard to make the lock-in of a proprietary solution feel like a standard socially, these offerings are typically short-lived and, even when they are not, come barbed with the centralization and expense of vendor self-interest. These closed systems, in the context of blockchain credentials, would leave learners with a mess of conflicting formats that are not interoperable.