All eyes on Worldcoin

As the crypto firm tests digital token viability and personal data boundaries beyond large economies, its ambition to build an international blockchain-backed identification network is attracting global attention.

It is not uncommon for technological advancements to grab people’s attention, but one company is doing just that literally.

Valued at $3 billion, Worldcoin is leveraging blockchain technology to create a digital passport for humans, as generative artificial intelligence AI becomes more mainstream. The firm is backed by Sam Altman, co-founder of OpenAI which released ChatGPT in late 2022 and now boasts over 100 million users, along with over 1.6 billion visits.

According to the company’s founders, at scale, the identification bank could offer a reliable solution that helps distinguish between human and AI robot activity online, preserving privacy and potentially setting forth a path...

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