Verifiable Credential

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Full Title or Meme

A Verifiable Credential is a standard means for moving a claim between trust domains or federations. But since is it a data model and not a data format or protocol, it cannot delivery on that goal.

Contest

  • The Verifiable Credential was the first of a series of proposed standards to enable Self-Sovereign Identity by enabling the packaging of user identity information that can be verified by the receiver.
  • The Verifiable Presentation is create in response to a request from a Verifier which is known here as a Relying Party.

Problems

The Verifiable Credential is a Swiss Army knife

The Swiss Army knife was designed for survival in the wild if it were your only tool available to you.

Solutions

interoperability

  • This Evernym atricle seems to be saying both that it does not exist and it is right around the corner. (2020-12-21)

References

  • This was one of the highlights from XXXI Internet Identity workshop:(IIW) presentation by Timothy Ruff (https://lnkd.in/gXDRGMy).