OpenAI CEO’s Worldcoin Cryptocurrency Venture Under Examination in Europe

  • Germany, France, and the UK are investigating the iris-scanning cryptocurrency venture, Worldcoin, by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.
  • Concerns are raised about the massive access to sensitive data, identification validation, and assurance of data permanence in blockchain.
  • Despite assurances of security in a Worldcoin white paper, important figures like Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin express doubts about the ‘proof-of-personhood’ project.
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