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Self-Sovereign Identity Explained
Heard the phrase "self-sovereign identity"? Here is what it means and how it could change your experience of the internet.
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Sovrin Foundation Sheds All Paid Staff in Tale of a Token Issuance Gone Wrong
The Sovrin Foundation, a digital ID non-profit, laid off all paid employees after failing to secure funding for an SEC-compliant token issuance.
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IBM, Mastercard Join Digital Identity Project Building 'Ecosystems of Trust'
Mastercard, IBM and the provincial government of British Columbia are among the founding members of the Trust over IP (ToIP) Foundation.
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COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passport’ Unites 60 Firms on Self-Sovereign ID Project
The COVID-19 Credentials Initiative (CCI) is working on a digital certificate to help stop the spread of the virus without compromising user privacy.
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Overstock's Venture Arm Invests $2 Million in Blockchain ID Firm
Overstock's Medici Ventures has invested in blockchain ID firm Evernym in a $2 million seed round for potential equity.
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IBM Scores Deal With US Credit Union Group to Use Hyperledger Blockchain
Credit union consortium CULedger will use IBM's Hyperledger Fabric, in addition to several other blockchains it's been working with.
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CULedger, Evernym Release Digital ID Blockchain for Credit Unions
The DLT-based system, known as MyCUID, is billed as a way for members of credit unions to protect themselves from identity theft and fraud.
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Blockchain ID Schemes Could Kill the Data Breach, But How Soon?
CoinDesk takes a look at problems facing decentralized identity schemes – as told by those seeking to take the blockchain use case live.
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Illinois Launches Blockchain Pilot to Digitize Birth Certificates
Illinois' state government has launched a new blockchain pilot focused on the digitization of new birth certificates.
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US Government Funds Blockchain Key Management Tool With $794k Grant
A blockchain startup has received new funding from the US government to develop blockchain key management solutions.
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