The paper falls far short in its appreciation for human-centred design, and this is quite typical of contemporary approaches to digital identity
Dear lawmakers and regulators, this draft industry paper doesn't do the job. I explain why in the hope that you will act.
The point of failure is precisely where Web3 technology meets you and me. We must change our approach, not just to avoid failure, but to fully explore and expand the gifts of being human.
It was my privilege and pleasure to present my recent essay — Human identity: the number one challenge in computer science.
If the modern ‘problem of identity’ was how to construct an identity and keep it solid and stable, the postmodern ‘problem of identity’ is primarily how to avoid fixation and keep the options open. (Bauman 2011)
The innovations created in the name of SSI need not deliver the dystopia their SSI form promises.