Introduction to OpenAttestation

OpenAttestation is an open source framework for verifiable document and transferable records.

Verifiable Document

A verifiable document (or verifiable credential) is a tamper-evident document that cryptographically proves who issued it. They are the electronic equivalent of the physical documents that we all possess today, such as: plastic cards, passports, driving licences, qualifications and awards, etc

Transferable Records

Transferable Records are documents which extends on Verifiable Documents to allow a document to have an owner. These records references properties laid out in the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

This allow Transferable Records to be used for documents like:

  • Title Deeds
  • Bill of Ladings

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