The Internet of Logistics:
Distributed Identifiers (DIDs) for Authentication Along Supply Chains
Counterfeit and stolen goods account for a deficit approaching $2 trillion dollars every year against brands and supporting logistics companies. Although companies continue to implement new technologies for identifying the authority and actions of legitimate stakeholders, and for intercepting illegal shipments sans supply chains of trust, these innovations have yet to make a major impact on the growing trends of dark markets.
Brands and Intellectual Property in a centralised future
What is at stake when the delivery of goods is trusted?
Imagine a future where products are delivered at the frontdoor of your consumers by a third party, this third party decides what’s authentic what not, what they’ll deliver and what not. You have 0% stake in such third party and little to no visibility on how the decision is taken.