Thursday September 6, 2018

Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchains and Identity: A Regulatory Overview

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This paper provides an overview of the relevant regulations for the use of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and blockchains for digital identity. Digital identity is the basis for nearly all digital businesses and a key enabler for social, economic and financial development. After reviewing the agenda set by governments and regulators worldwide on the use of DLT for digital transformation, this paper analyses the implications for the identity marketplace and, in particular, for mobile network operators.

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