Weekly Roundup 2/13/18

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digital identity

An estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries lack proof of identity, often preventing them from accessing basic rights and services. The Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development aim to create a guiding framework for inclusive, trustworthy and secure identification systems that mitigate this gap.

One emerging technological tool for realizing self-sovereign digital identities is blockchain. A recent report has highlighted a couple potential blockchain use cases for digital identity that are know-your-customer compliant or verify an individual’s economic identity. These cases are in the early stages of development and require further to show they are secure, cost-effective, and sustainable.

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