About the Verifiable Claims Working Group

What we do

The mission of the Verifiable Claims Working Group (VCWG) is to make expressing and exchanging claims that have been verified by a third party easier and more secure on the Web.

We produce standards that are protected by the W3C Royalty-free Patent Policy. This ensures that W3C standards will remain free for everyone to use, now and in the future.

Who we are

The Verifiable Claims Working Group (VCWG) co-chairs are:

The W3C team contact is Liam Quin.

There's also a list of participants in the Verifiable Claims Working Group.

Get involved

We welcome comments and discussion from the web community, on GitHub and our email lists.

We also welcome new members:

Our email lists

We use the public-vc-wg email for all technical discussions.

There is also a Member-only list just for administration, such as telephone numbers for weekly calls.

Our meetings

We meet at 11am Eastern US Time on Tuesday each week, and agendas and minutes are sent to the public-vc-wg mailing list.

Our Documents

Our charter

The VCWG Charter (from to ) is publicly readable.