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Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

It's an area that seems to move forward at a glacial pace, but then one day it will be everywhere. Here's the pitch: "Credentials are a part of our daily lives; driver's licenses are used to assert that we are capable of operating a motor vehicle, university degrees can be used to assert our level of education, and government-issued passports enable us to travel between countries. This specification provides a mechanism to express these sorts of credentials on the Web in a way that is cryptographically secure, privacy respecting, and machine-verifiable." Here's the the Verifiable Credentials Data Model v2.0 Candidate Recommendation Snapshot.

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