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What Does The Ledger Do, Anyway?

What Does The Ledger Do, Anyway?

In the grand picture of decentralized identity, the leger plays a relatively boring role; it’s an important role however, and we’ll discuss why.By Sam Curren When exchanging verifiable credentials, there is information that needs to be known by all participants in the...

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Indicio Public Benefit Report 2022

Indicio Public Benefit Report 2022

Indicio’s public benefit mission is to advance decentralized identity. How did we do in 2022?By Trevor Butterworth Indicio began as a conventional corporation, but its founders made the decision, a little over a year ago, to reincorporate as a Public Benefit...

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Governments Go Digital (Identity)

Governments Go Digital (Identity)

The public sector is rarely seen as a driver of technological innovation; but when it comes to decentralized identity, some governments have been quick to embrace verifiable credential solutions. In our recent Indicio Meetup, we talked to three officials about why...

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Proven Works — The Future of Employment Verification

Proven Works — The Future of Employment Verification

Proven Works was created to reduce the time consuming and expensive process of employee verification and provide easy-to-use, tamper-proof employee identity. Here’s how Proven Works, works.By Mike Ebert The benefit of Proven Works is that it allows companies and...

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Market Signals — Digital ID for Good

Market Signals — Digital ID for Good

Our regular review of recent news from around the decentralized identity community. In this edition we look at a potential digital identity bill in Congress, a hackathon focused on spreading digital identity, and a conversation on regulation as we move closer to...

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Verified Identity: An Albatross Around Twitter’s Neck?

Verified Identity: An Albatross Around Twitter’s Neck?

Twitter already showed how misinformation moves fast; but botched identity shows that “verified” misinformation can move even fasterBy James Schulte With his acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk has set about to make sweeping changes, one sure to be analyzed in business...

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What is DIDComm? (With Pictures!)

What is DIDComm? (With Pictures!)

The goal of DIDComm is summed up well by Daniel Hardman, CTO of Provenant:  “The goal is to help DIDs interact while retaining properties of DID methods. [The] Goal is not [to] use DIDs to authenticate people (though it enables this).”By Sam Curren DIDComm — short for...

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