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Could this Plan Make Facebook Obsolete?


  • Case study
  • Posted by Good ID team (Good ID)
  • 12 February 2020

Molly Shwartz of WIRED UK profiles Kaliya Young, a 15-year veteran of identity regulations, protocols, and standards also known as “Identity Woman”

Shwartz explains how Young has helped to shepherd new tools into existence, believing that they can solve the privacy crisis once the standards that are needed are in place.

"Kaliya Young hopes SSI standards can take control of digital identities from companies like Facebook and put that control back in the hands of the people navigating the web and other digital spaces."

Young also believes that we are almost at the point in which the tools are ready to be deployed.

Developing standards is equal parts technology and politics. Representatives from different companies need to come together and reach consensus about how a new technology should work

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