These days people tend to ask me two main questions: What do I think about Blockchain identity? And what does it change in the Laws of Identity? In my keynote at Kuupinger Cole’s 2018 European Identity and Cloud Conference I took the opportunity to answer both.
Of course I had no choice about that. Neither question can be discussed without considering the other. Identity on the Blockchain must be subject to the Laws of Identity. In fact, the GDPR codifies a number of the Laws which originated as computer science into the basic legal fabric of Europe – with an impact on technology that I think will be world-wide. I’ll be discussing the way GDPR will help drive blockchain identity in more detail going forward. Meanwhile, the video of my initial presentation on this subject is here: