In Part 2 of our series on self-sovereign identity and GDPR, we first examine how the Sovrin approach to SSI advances the core data protection principles set out in Article 5 of the Regulation, and secondly, how Sovrin meets the privacy by design and default requirements of Article 25.
Few topics are as popular right now as the European Union’s new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR” or “Regulation”), perhaps with the exceptions of self-sovereign identity (“SSI”) and blockchain. Likewise, few topics are as misunderstood or oversimplified. In an attempt to dispel some of the mythology and encourage a more nuanced approach […]
How self-sovereign identity (SSI) is different, and why it’s better. As a relative “noob” in the identity world — five years and counting — it may seem presumptuous for me to distill all the types of digital identity relationships into just three models. But it needs doing. Why? Because there’s a new kid on the identity block — “self-sovereign” identity (SSI) — that […]