Microsoft Is Building an ID Verification Platform on Bitcoin

Microsoft is leveraging blockchain technology to create a trustless digital identity scheme, but its not launching a token or building a private blockchain to do so. Its building on Bitcoin instead. Announced on May 13, 2019, Project ION is an open-source, Layer 2 network built out of the public key infrastructure protocol Sidetree. In practice, “it is akin to Lightning, in that there is no secondary consensus among ION nodes,” a source close to the network’s development told Bitcoin Magazine. “This is just like Bitcoin, but for IDs,” the source…

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I HEAR Dead People! Will Embarrassing ‘Sixth Sense’ Gaffe Sink Joe Biden?

By CCN: The non-stop cringe parade that is the Joe Biden presidential campaign took another embarrassing turn at a recent fundraiser when in true “Sixth Sense” fashion the former vice president accidentally revealed that he not only sees dead people but talks to them too. Joe Biden: Margaret Thatcher Told Me She Doesn’t Like Trump This latest track in Biden’s greatest gaffes playlist involved mixing up U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May with former PM Margaret Thatcher while name-dropping foreign leaders that he claims have shared with him their concerns about…

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