Software freedom primer on Self Sovereign Identity

Let's stop feeding the surveillance economy


The federated identity ecosystem is one of the key mechanisms by which the platform and surveillance economy has grown into today’s shape, mostly on the shoulders of a vast number of Open Source contributions. Self Sovereign Identity is a privacy, freedom, control first approach to managing identity in a decentralised and secure way. In his talk, Georg Greve will provide a primer into SSI, how it works, and share insights from developing the SSI stack within the Eclipse Cross Federation Services Components, formerly Gaia-X Federation Services.