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CDCROP: Synonym's Bitkit wallet unveiled at Lugano's Plan B Forum (Stephen Alpher/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Software Company Synonym Launches Bitkit, a Bitcon Wallet Powered by Slashtags Protocol
The firm claims Slashtags will enable web portability and “passwordless” authentication.
CDCROP: Synonym's Bitkit wallet unveiled at Lugano's Plan B Forum (Stephen Alpher/CoinDesk)

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Self-Sovereign Identity, 5 Years On
Five years ago, Christopher Allen wrote about "self-sovereign identity," a key principle for crypto and the web 3.0 community. Here he reflects on its impact.
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Blockchain-Based Immunity Passports Don't Resolve Core Privacy Issues: Report
Proposals for immunity or vaccine passes have resurfaced with promising news about vaccines, but the web standards they’re based on contain flaws.
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An Internet for Humans: Proof-of-Personhood Explained
Identity is one of our most fundamental human rights. In the age of surveillance, commodification and centralization, it is under threat.
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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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The Queens Politician Who Wants to Give New Yorkers Their Own Crypto
Assemblyperson Ron Kim has proposed a decentralized contact tracing protocol and a blockchain-based public banking system for New Yorkers.
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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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Buried in Facebook's Libra White Paper, a Digital Identity Bombshell
Buried in Facebook’s Libra white paper are two sentences hinting the project's ambitions go even further than minting a global currency.
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In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to Watch
Digital identity is scattered and insecure. ConsenSys' uPort project wants to rework the internet to make "self-sovereign identity" a reality.
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