Tag: identity

Oct 19 2021

Is the Metaverse Already Here? Two Experts Disagree

Andrew Steinwold, managing partner at Sfermion, and John Egan, CEO at L'Atelier BNP Paribas, discuss NFTs and debate the characteristics of the metaverse. Show highlights: their backgrounds and how they got into NFTs how they each define...

Oct 13 2021

How Decentralized Identifiers And Bitcoin Fix The Web

Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) built on the immutable ledger of Bitcoin can empower users to secure their own personal data on the web.On October 4, 2021, Facebook, along with WhatsApp and Instagram, disappeared from the internet. Their DNS names stopped resolving, and their infrastructure IPs were offline. They were completely...

Feb 03 2021

US Navy Couple Charged With Selling 9,000 Stolen Identities for Bitcoin

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin crime identity news policy & regulation

Prosecutors allege the pair used their positions in the U.S. Navy to steal and sell personal information of 9,000 people.

Jan 20 2021

BMW, Ford Advance Standard for ‘Tamper-Proof’ Blockchain Identities for Vehicles

A new standard developed in a MOBI working group is aimed to tackle used car fraud with verified car histories.

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