Event: Exploring Opportunities for Blockchain Technology in Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Development

Self Sovereign Identity: Converging Forces, Challenges and Opportunities

23 May 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Hugo O'Connor, Bit Trade Labs

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Self sovereign identity is a system for user control of personal information. It requires consent to share data with third parties and a web of signed claims to build trust. This presentation traces the roots of identity and how technology has changed its uses and application in various types of transactions. It also discusses how individuals can take ownership and control of their data.

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