Disposable Identities and Digital Twins

Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Use cases such as digital twins, the tactile internet, holographic communications are being discussed in ICANN on the ‘New IP’ proposal that Huawei & Futurewei submitted to ITU last July 2018. Replacing the current IP protocol with new IP has geopolitical aspirations. If contract code is embedded in circuit switching this implies strong regulatory binding of the IP address to the user. We discuss the use of disposable identities, SSI and new IP protocols from the human centric perspective of NGI.eu. (Next Generation Internet).