global identity


Genuine Global Identities for Open e-Democracy

A key threat to any open electronic community in general, and to an open e-democracy in particular, is fake identities, aka sybils: They undermine the integrity of the community, hamper equality, subvert accountability and are a potent source of manipulation and disinformation, thus promoting distrust. Critically, a swarm of sybils may attack an e-democracy in concert and overtake it. To help achieve that, we propose here a notion of a self-sovereign and decentralized global identity

Updated: 28/11/2018 - 17:03