Worldcoin, a leading innovator in blockchain technology, has announced the launch of sign-ups for World ID, a privacy-first decentralized identity protocol, in Germany.
The World ID system incorporates an AI-safe proof of personhood (PoP) credential, a cutting-edge innovation to verify user authenticity.
Starting its operations in Berlin, Worldcoin’s World ID will offer users the opportunity to identify verification locations, a crucial element in their privacy-first approach. Users can locate these points through Worldcoin’s social media or their World App, thus maintaining user convenience and accessibility.
Underpinning this novel identity protocol is a World-ID-compatible wallet, a development by Tools for Humanity (TFH). This wallet complements the World ID, providing users with a secure place to store their verified credentials.
The Orb verifies the humanness and uniqueness of users in a secure, privacy-preserving manner. It’s an ingenious solution to the long-standing issue of secure and private identity verification in digital platforms.
Worldcoin’s technology complies with stringent German and European data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ensuring user privacy is maintained throughout the verification process.
This adherence to international data protection standards signifies Worldcoin’s commitment to users’ privacy and security, setting a robust foundation for their expansion in the European Union and beyond.