IBM, Hyperledger Join Blockchain Identity Consortium

IBM, Hyperledger Join Blockchain Identity Consortium

IBM and Hyperledger have signed on with the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF), a consortium formed earlier this year in a bid to promote interoperability and standards for blockchain-based ID systems. The two enterprise blockchain heavyweights join a diverse group of organizations, including big corporates like Microsoft and Accenture, startups such as Civic and Gem, as well as open-source projects like uPort and Sovrin. "This should be a signal that there is broad agreement in this area that crosses some significant strategic [and] organizational boundaries," Daniel Buchner, the DIF’s executive director, told CoinDesk by email. While some of these firms […]

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