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Decentralised Identity

Published: 2020-01-01

Organization: INATBA International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications

Overview: This position paper introduces a scenario-based approach to depict possible futures of digital identity in order to contribute to the important debate on how to best govern the new, highly disruptive approach to digital identity: self-sovereign identity.

Unlike other papers that address self-sovereign identity from a technological perspective, this paper emphasises the need to look beyond questions of technical feasibility. It is necessary to address the questions of political and economic power that are emerging alongside the steady adoption of this new identity model.

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