News - Worldcoin lanceert in Duitsland

By Ted Maas

Worldcoin lanceert in Duitsland

Privacy and security

Personal data via blockchain, made secure with the help of AI? With Worldcoin, the creator of ChatGPT wants to make crypto suitable for the masses by 2023 - Worldcoin is now launching in Germany. Berlin to be exact.

The associated decentralized identity protocol, World ID, will give Germany's approximately 67 million adult citizens access to a 'AI-secured proof of identity', the company said. Users can find verification sites on Worldcoin's social media or through the World App. Those who want to participate in the utopian project must have their iris scanned by a specially made machine.

Worldcoin will place a so-called Orb at each location for this purpose, according to the blog. These will be placed at universities and supermarkets and verify that a person is real and unique. Investors include Khosla Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz's crypto venture.

ChatGPT creator Sam Altman founded the crypto project with Alex Blania in 2019. Worldcoin aims to better distinguish between humans and machines in the age of artificial intelligence (AI). Critics criticize the impact on user privacy, among other things. However, the company assures that the iris scanners do not store private data.

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