Tag: identity

Mar 02 2022

Bitcoin Layer 3: What Is The Impervious Browser? When Can We Expect It?

The Impervious browser is upon us. The company will launch its most ambitious product at the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, on April 7th. What is it, though? And, while you’re at it, what does Impervious do? Well, the company builds “tools and infrastructure for the P2P internet.” That is, without centralized intermediaries. Related Reading |...

Jan 06 2022

Satoshi’s Seed: From Mental Slavery To Bitcoin Emancipated Identities

By basing Bitcoin design around self determination versus game mechanics, we lean in to and encourage more naturally-rich learning and creative experiences.“Biomimicry is innovation inspired by nature. In a society accustomed to dominating or 'improving' nature, this respectful imitation is a radically new approach, a revolution really. Unlike the Industrial Revolution, the...

Dec 18 2021

Satoshi’s Seed: Don’t Skeuomorphic Bitcoin Self-Sovereign Identities!

Recreating legacy systems on top of bitcoin is not the goal — designing to engage individuals in new ways should be.“The computer can be used as a tool to liberate and protect people, rather than to control them.” \- Hal FinneyThe internet was fundamentally designed to connect machines, not people. Over the eons of time, the intersection between the...

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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