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Hacker Dreams Up Crypto Passport Using the Tech Behind Bitcoin

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:34:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJt8gLNXuvJCdA+CUgE__Q56XszsxM+upfOhPuLAuTtRw@mail.gmail.com>
To: W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Because the World Passport is open-source software, governments are free to
use it to sign digital versions of state-issued IDs. “The real story here
is why the governments didn’t invent this sooner,” he says. “I came up with
this over a weekend in my spare time, why didn’t they? How long long has
PGP been around?”

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