Microsoft looking into building decentralized IDs on blockchains. Nice shout out of Litecoin! πŸš€ "Microsoft points to Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin as three specific platforms that are suitable foundations for DIDs."
In a new post today, Microsoft announced its embrace of public blockchains, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, for use in decentralized identity systems:
Microsoft to Embrace Decentralized Identity Systems Built on Bitcoin and Other Blockchains via
Microsoft To Embrace Decentralized Identity Systems Built On #Bitcoin And Other Blockchains
. To Embrace Decentralized Identity Systems Built On Bitcoin And Other Blockchains via - great endorsement of the work on #DIDs by and others in
Microsoft says it will embrace decentralized identity systems based on Bitcoin and other public blockchains through the Microsoft Authenticator app (Kyle Torpey/Forbes)
In time this illustrates why I think the private versus public #blockchain demarcation will blur. It’s about identity confidentiality and permission
Microsoft embraces public blockchains for secure ID