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The present document defines the specifications for a Top Level Service (TLS). A TLS is a central root-node to resolve unique, hierarchic identifiers. Identifiers are prefixed with an International Code Designator (ICD) as a meta-identifier to provide unambiguous identification of organizations and entities thereof. Such an ICD value identifies a specific registration scheme which an Issuing Organization (IO) is responsible for. This IO vouches for a certain quality of its registration service. A specific TLS-provider cooperates with IOs, whose registration schemes fulfil its registration requirements. The TLS procedure is applicable to existing registration schemes and schemes to be defined. The combination of an ICD value and a scheme-specific identifier is transformed into a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) which can be accessed with HTTP or HTTPS by a client via the TLS. The format of the response is HTML or XML. The purpose is to support automatic processing of directories and documents. This requires that owners of documents, directories and entries therein are identified by unique identifiers. Each element in a directory is specified by the identifier of the directory-owner and the identifier that has been given to the element by the directory-owner. A TLS allows to verify such identifiers.
||Cyber Identity: Specification of a Top Level Service (TLS) for verifying identifiers