Noteworthy Information
Chinese firms Baidu, Tencent in launch of distributed identity alliance

A consortium of 17 firms launched a new distributed identity alliance (DID Alliance) in China. The consortium is led by state-owned China Banknote Blockchain Technology Research Institute and Feitian Technology and includes numerous big names such as Baidu, Tencent Cloud, WeBank, JD.com and UnionPay Electronic Payment Research Institute.

Core public utility technologies for a “Next Generation” Internet

True interoperability in Decentrailized Identifier?
Sam Smith presents KERI as an important breakthrough for verifiable data inputs, bringing with it the promise of one DID method for all signed inputs in a digital network.


Questions Asked
Can we nuance our mental model on DID control slightly?

The most important discussion regarding DIDs for everything is in full flow. If anyone has any firm thoughts on DID spec inclusion/exclusion of resource identifiers, speak now!