A white paper from Evernym in cooperation with the Sovrin Foundation. An overview of what is on the Sovrin Network distributed ledger and why.
A comprehensive, highly readable 40 page paper describing the complete Sovrin ecosystem, including the problems Sovrin is designed to solve; why it is designed to be a global public utility; how the overall architecture is designed for for resilience, privacy and scalability; the markets it is expected to impact; and the special role of the Sovrin token that will be introduced in 2018.
The constitution of the Sovrin Network—specifies the business, legal, and technical policies governing Sovrin as a global public utility.
The Sovrin Governance Framework V2 is now in public review—see this page.
The original Sovrin Provisional Trust Framework was published on 28 Jun 2017.
The current agreement in force between the Sovrin Foundation and the trusted organizations operating validator nodes on the Sovrin network.
The new Sovrin Steward Agreement is now in public review—see this page.
The current Sovrin Steward Agreement was published on 28 Jun 2017.
Defines 248 terms used in self-sovereign identity infrastructure. This is the official glossary used by all documents in the Sovrin Governance Framework—it was approved by the Sovrin Board of Trustees on 27 March 2019. Includes eight illustrated appendices (32 pages) that describe core terms in detail.
3 Oct 2016.
A technical orientation guide using the Sovrin Command Line Interface.
Why Sovrin represents the solution to identity challenges.
29 Sep 2016.
This is the original paper by Dmitry Khovratovich and Jason Law that describes the core ideas behind the Sovrin Network and how they implement self-sovereign identity at a global scale.
By Daniel Hardman
What happens when my device is stolen? What happens if I forget my private key? What happens when my private keys are compromised or lost? This document will explore multiple scenarios when an identity holder loses control of their cloud agent through theft, hack or forgetfulness.