What is a Verifiable Claim?

December 8, 2018

A verifiable claim is a piece of information that is cryptographically trustworthy. In Sovrin, a verifiable claim is shared as a proof and is anchored to the public ledger by a credential definition and public DID written by the credential issuer. Typically, this proof is in the form of a digital signature. A Sovrin Verifiable Claim may be verified by a public key associated with the Issuer’s DID. An example of a verifiable claim could be a digitally issued driver’s license.

Read more about types of claims here.

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