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As a result of technological progress and digitization, issues of privacy and security in digital environments have moved to the forefront of contemporary discussions in our society. Against this background, the concept of Self-Sovereign Identities (SSI) aims to enable self-determined control of personal cross-domain data and information. In our whitepaper "Self-Sovereign Identity – Basics, Applications and Potentials of Portable Digital Identities", which is now also available in English, we present the conceptual and technological foundations of SSI. Based on four case studies we analyze the potential of the SSI concept, its implications, and the challenges that still have to be solved.more info