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Is Mozilla Trying to Sabotage Distributed Identity?

The browser developer’s straw-man objections to the W3C standard raise questions of motive.

The browser developer’s straw-man objections to the W3C standard raise questions of motive.


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.

The COVID-19 Credentials Initiative (CCI) is working on a digital certificate to help stop the spread of the virus without compromising user privacy.


The New Effort to Get Bitcoin's Lightning Network In Every Browser

Devs are looking to make bitcoin's layer-two lightning network compatible with a payment standard used by all major browsers – and so far, so good.

Devs are looking to make bitcoin's layer-two lightning network compatible with a payment standard used by all major browsers – and so far, so good.


W3C Vets Forego ICO for Government-Friendly Blockchain Launch

A team of open-source payments veterans is looking to launch a new identity blockchain, one that won't run afoul of government favor.

A team of open-source payments veterans is looking to launch a new identity blockchain, one that won't run afoul of government favor.


Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More Adopting Crypto-Ready API

With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.

With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.


At W3C Event, Industry Seeks to Weave Blockchains into New Web

A recent W3C event saw the wider blockchain community coming together to discuss standards in an increasingly fragmented market.

A recent W3C event saw the wider blockchain community coming together to discuss standards in an increasingly fragmented market.


Bitcoin's Messy Push for Innovation is Winning Over Payments Developers

Despite criticism of bitcoin's approach to payments innovation, its development process may have advantages over existing methods, observers argue.

Despite criticism of bitcoin's approach to payments innovation, its development process may have advantages over existing methods, observers argue.


Bitcoin Earns Reputation for Poor Payments Standards Participation

Bailey Reutzel examines how the bitcoin community's reluctant to engage over standards could harm the digital currency in the long term.

Bailey Reutzel examines how the bitcoin community's reluctant to engage over standards could harm the digital currency in the long term.


W3C's Web Payments Redesign Could Bypass Bitcoin

One of the web's foundational groups is re-examining online payments, but bitcoin is only just entering the conversation.

One of the web's foundational groups is re-examining online payments, but bitcoin is only just entering the conversation.