Identity

10.30.19
Australia wants to verify porn users by scanning their faces
10.30.19

Australia wants to verify porn users by scanning their faces

The UK has shown that might be difficult to implement.

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03.06.19
Android's digital wallet could eventually hold your driver's license
03.06.19

Android's digital wallet could eventually hold your driver's license

You wouldn't need a special app to show your ID.

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10.30.18
Signal's new 'Sealed Sender' feature makes conversations anonymous
10.30.18

Signal's new 'Sealed Sender' feature makes conversations anonymous

It's like taking the sender's address off a piece of physical mail.

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04.14.18
Austin test uses blockchain to improve ID for the homeless
04.14.18

Austin test uses blockchain to improve ID for the homeless

It could reduce poverty and improve services for those with no paper ID.

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01.31.18
Bournemouth bars have begun accepting a smartphone app as ID
01.31.18

Bournemouth bars have begun accepting a smartphone app as ID

Yoti means you can leave your passport and driving licence at home.

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01.24.18
Facebook buys a company that verifies government IDs
01.24.18

Facebook buys a company that verifies government IDs

But it's unclear how it will use the acquisition's technology.

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11.22.17
Grindr adds more transgender-inclusive features
11.22.17

Grindr adds more transgender-inclusive features

You can specify your identity and choose preferred pronouns.

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10.27.17
Facebook will require political advertisers to disclose their identities
10.27.17

Facebook will require political advertisers to disclose their identities

The company is also creating tools to find those who don't self-disclose.

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06.19.17
Microsoft and the UN to provide digital IDs for undocumented people
06.19.17

Microsoft and the UN to provide digital IDs for undocumented people

Blockchain technology could give legal recognition to 1.1 billion people.

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