Sam Altman's Crypto Project Worldcoin Faces More Scrutiny in Kenya
Sam Altman's Crypto Project Worldcoin Faces More Scrutiny in Kenya
Worldcoin's warehouse in Nairobi was raided by the Kenyan police over the weekend, according to report from the local news organization. "The Hash" panel discusses Kenya's lat...
Sam Altman's Crypto Project Worldcoin Faces More Scrutiny in Kenya

Worldcoin's Nairobi Warehouse Reportedly Raided by Kenyan Police
Worldcoin's Nairobi Warehouse Reportedly Raided by Kenyan Police
Kenyan police raided the Nairobi warehouse of identity and cryptocurrency protocol Worldcoin on Saturday, confiscating documents and machines, local news organizations reporte...
Worldcoin's Nairobi Warehouse Reportedly Raided by Kenyan Police

Worldcoin's iris-scanning technology is being questioned by regulators. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Worldcoin Nairobi Warehouse Raided by Kenyan Police: Reports
The project failed to reveal its true intentions when it registered in the country, authorities say.
Worldcoin's iris-scanning technology is being questioned by regulators. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Sam Altman's Worldcoin app is facing a suspension in Kenya due to privacy concerns. (CoinDesk archives)
Kenya Appears to Have Flip-Flopped on Worldcoin's Data Practices
The country's data watchdog found the project is compliant with its data-protection laws, but has now find different problems with Sam Altman's project.
Sam Altman's Worldcoin app is facing a suspension in Kenya due to privacy concerns. (CoinDesk archives)

We're in the 'Middle of a Battle' for Crypto's Soul: Sovryn Core Contributor
We're in the 'Middle of a Battle' for Crypto's Soul: Sovryn Core Contributor
Edan Yago, a core contributor for Bitcoin DeFi protocol Sovryn, discusses his outlook for the crypto industry and the decentralized finance ecosystem amid ongoing regulatory p...
We're in the 'Middle of a Battle' for Crypto's Soul: Sovryn Core Contributor

Worldcoin Activity Suspended in Kenya Over Security and Privacy Concerns
Worldcoin Activity Suspended in Kenya Over Security and Privacy Concerns
According to a Facebook statement, Kenya's Ministry of the Interior has suspended the operations of Worldcoin as the country's financial, security and data protection services...
Worldcoin Activity Suspended in Kenya Over Security and Privacy Concerns

Kenya Suspends Worldcoin Activity Over Financial Security, Privacy Concerns
Kenya Suspends Worldcoin Activity Over Financial Security, Privacy Concerns
Kenya's Ministry of the Interior suspended the operations of Worldcoin, the identity crypto protocol co-founded by OpenAI's Sam Altman, citing the legitimacy and privacy conce...
Kenya Suspends Worldcoin Activity Over Financial Security, Privacy Concerns

Nairobi, Kenya (Amani Nation/Unsplash)
Worldcoin Suspended by Kenya on Financial Security and Privacy Concerns
Kenya is the first country to fully suspend Worldcoin operations. Data protection offices in Europe have started investigations.
Nairobi, Kenya (Amani Nation/Unsplash)

Worldcoin's iris-scanning technology is being questioned by regulators. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Worldcoin Being Probed by French Privacy Regulator for ‘Questionable’ Practices
Sam Altman’s latest eyeball-scanning initiative is attracting attention from data protection regulators.
Worldcoin's iris-scanning technology is being questioned by regulators. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

A user from GCR getting their iris scanned with a Worldcoin Orb in Paris on July 21. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Worldcoin Could Enable Wider Distribution of Crypto Than Even Bitcoin, Says CoinFund
Worldcoin could eventually onboard "billions of users" to crypto markets, said a partner at the venture capital firm.
A user from GCR getting their iris scanned with a Worldcoin Orb in Paris on July 21. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)