City of Taipei Confirms It's Testing IOTA Blockchain for ID

City of Taipei Confirms It’s Testing IOTA Blockchain for ID

Taiwan’s capital city of Taipei is working with the IOTA Foundation to bring blockchain technology to its citizen identification plans. Department of Information Technology commissioner Wei-bin Lee confirmed that Taipei would be partnering with IOTA and local startup BiiLabs for its Digital Citizen Card project, telling CoinDesk that the effort was one of many proof-of-concept plans the city had. Taipei will specifically be using IOTA’s Tangle ID service for several projects, he said, though he did not elaborate beyond the Digital Citizen project. The Digital Citizen Card will act as a tamper-proof identification system, protecting users from identity theft, […]

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