Digital Identity

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'One-Stop Station' Digital Identity Service Root Protocol Raises $10M Seed Funding
The funding rounds, which gave Root a $100 million valuation, were led by Animoca Brands and included contributions from a slew of other notable investors
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A $1,200 Baseball Hat? Why Disco's Swag Is 'Prohibitively Expensive'
Disco, a digital identity company, wants people to think harder about their online reputation and personal data.
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Company Linked to Tom Cruise Deepfake Addresses Ethical Questions Around the Technology
Company Linked to Tom Cruise Deepfake Addresses Ethical Questions Around the Technology
London-based company Metaphysic is developing AI for hyperreal virtual experiences in the metaverse. Co-Founder Tom Graham addresses the ethical dilemma around using deepfake...
Company Linked to Tom Cruise Deepfake Addresses Ethical Questions Around the Technology

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Swiss Cybersecurity Firm WISeKey Ends Share Buyback Program
The Zug-based firm repurchased 1,074,305 shares for about $1.5 million.
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What Happens When You Die in the Metaverse?
Ethereum’s founder proposed “soulbound tokens” to give digital identity value. Is there a price to be paid?
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FinCEN, FDIC to Hold 'Tech Sprint' for Digital Identity Tools
The proliferation of scams, information leaks and synthetic identity fraud is presenting a major challenge to the online financial services industry, federal regulators said.
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For $200, You Can Trade Crypto With a Fake ID
A black market is flourishing for “verified” accounts on major exchanges including Coinbase Pro and Binance US, a CoinDesk investigation found.
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UK Binance Users Locked Out From Faster Payments System
UK Binance Users Locked Out From Faster Payments System
In a letter to its U.K. customers, Binance said Monday that any pound sterling withdrawals or transactions on the platform via the Faster Payments network would not be process...
UK Binance Users Locked Out From Faster Payments System

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European Union to Reveal Plans for Digital Wallet: Report
The wallet is expected to be operational in around a year's time, according to the report.
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Digital Native Laws and Strategies in Wyoming
Digital Native Laws and Strategies in Wyoming
MIT Computational Law Report Executive Director Dazza Greenwood and Wyoming State Senator Chris Rothfuss discuss Wyoming’s newly passed laws formalizing how individuals and or...
Digital Native Laws and Strategies in Wyoming