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Worldcoin cryptocurrency drives digital ID enrollment despite ‘potential privacy nightmare’

After launching its cryptocurrency on Monday, Worldcoin users across the world have been lining up to get their irises scanned…

 

Worldcoin’s digital ID-linked cryptocurrency hits the markets

A new cryptocurrency launch does not generally interest people in digital identity, but Worldcoin’s token is part of a platform…

 

Worldcoin surpasses 2M digital ID signups; 8B to go

Cryptocurrency and digital ID startup Worldcoin says it has enrolled over 2 million signups for its anonymized digital identity credential,…

 

Live biometrics checks ‘the only way’ to prevent identity scams in finance

In a recent podcast from PaymentsJournal, Micheal Sheehy, chief compliance officer at payments firm Payoneer, pointed to large-scale recent fraud…

 

Worldcoin biometric crypto initiative raises $115M

Tools for Humanity, the company behind the Worldcoin cryptocurrency project that relies on biometric identification, announced it has raised $115…

 

Worldcoin may have a biometric data black market problem

Worldcoin, the digital identity and financial services crypto project that verifies people by scanning their irises, has found itself amid…

 

ValidEntry pushes free biometric verification in wake of landmark EU crypto regulation

ValidEntry is now pushing a biometrics-based identity verification tool for crypto transfers, in the wake of EU legislators tightening up…

 

Crypto wallet firms integrate biometrics, zero-knowledge credentials for ID management

Dfns, a Paris-based firm which provides infrastructure and security tools for crypto wallets, is set to incorporate biometrics into its…

 

ECB calls for digital ID, authentication experts to develop rules for digital euro

The European Central Bank is inviting experts in identification and authentication to contribute to the development of rules for the…

 

Identity verification upgrades anticipate regulators’ move on crypto anonymity

The appeal of cryptocurrency relies on a lot more than its potential for tax evasion, according to proponents of the…

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