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Hardliners Stymie Online Identity Innovation
Lack of middle ground between blind crypto idealists and blinkered monetary regulators hampers self-sovereign, privacy-enhanced identity solutions.
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Decentralized Systems of Identity and Owning Your Own Data
The ecosystem of digital identity and how important viable decentralized identifiers are for the Web3 space.
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Passbase Raises $13.5M to Build ID Verification System for Crypto Firms
Passbase helps companies comply with anti-money laundering and know-your-customer regulations.
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For $200, You Can Trade Crypto With a Fake ID
A black market is flourishing for “verified” accounts on major exchanges including Coinbase Pro and Binance US, a CoinDesk investigation found.
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Sign-In With Ethereum Is Coming
The dangers of letting Facebook control your online identity are clear. One alternative would use your Ethereum wallet instead, and let you control your own data.
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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.
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Inside India’s Aadhaar, the World’s Largest Biometric ID System
Inside India’s Aadhaar, the World’s Largest Biometric ID System
India’s Aadhaar structure, a biometric, digital and physical identity system, is the world’s largest ID system and exists entirely centralized, bringing up serious privacy concerns.
Inside India’s Aadhaar, the World’s Largest Biometric ID System

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Banks in South Korea Instructed to Treat Crypto Exchanges as High-Risk Clients
Banks will have to deny services to clients that do not comply with ID verification requirements or fail to report suspicious activity to the FSC's anti-money laundering unit.
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BitMEX to Mandate ID Verification for All Traders as Maverick Exchange Ends Wild Ways
The change comes with a six-month “grace period” ending in February.
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Immunity Passes Explained: Should We Worry About Privacy?
Immunity passes could allow people who have had the virus to return to normal life. Here's how they work, and why we might worry.
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