Board Of Trustees Posts

March 20, 2023

Resetting the Sovrin TestNet: What You Need to Know

Resetting the Sovrin TestNet: What You Need to Know The Sovrin TestNet has been a vital part of the Sovrin ecosystem for over five years. It is a platform where developers can test their applications, deploy non-production proofs of concept, and where the Sovrin Foundation tests Hyperledger Indy upgrades prior to deploying them on the […]

March 6, 2023

Announcement: removal of 90% discount on TestNet transactions by 1 May 2023

Since April 2022 Sovrin Foundation has been charging a contribution for services on TestNet (formerly known as StagingNet). By offering a 90% discount on TestNet transaction fees, Sovrin wished to support adoption of DIDs and Verifiable Credentials. Sovrin Foundation hereby subsidized the digital identity industry with more than USD $300,000 in 2022. With the standardization […]

December 18, 2022

Announcement: enforcement of accountability requirements on the Sovrin Networks by 1 February 2023

The Board of Trustees performs an annual review of the technical, economic and legal policies in order to secure the sustainability and availability of the Sovrin Utility.  Advice is provided by the Sovrin Finance Committee, the  Technical Governance Board, the Sovrin Steward Council, the Sovrin Governance Framework Working Group and is approved by the Board of […]

March 16, 2020

Next Steps for the Sovrin Foundation

To the Sovrin community and the world that depends on it— A search for “self-sovereign identity” brings close to 200,000 results.  At the top of those results, and prominent within the rest, is the Sovrin Foundation, which has led the SSI movement from the start. The Sovrin Network, built and maintained as a decentralized utility, […]