News

Hot Topix: The Great Breach of China

China Dan has stolen 23 Terabytes of personal data on 1 billion Chinese citizens from the Shanghai Police Department.

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Identity

Smilepay

Mastercard wants to let you pay with your smile.

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News

When the Shark Bites

Many people struggling to make ends meet are resorting to the 21st century alternative to a loan shark – a data shark.

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Technology

ARGHHH!

If our identity was separated from our access, each of us would be able to determine our own means of accessing the services we use every day

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News

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Deception, Destruction and Resurrection in Ukraine

Is there hope for the millions of brand-new refugees who’ve lost absolutely everything?

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Identity

This land is my land, this land ain’t your land

How does someone without a record of their most valuable asset acquire a mortgage and retain their home? Unfortunately, they often don’t.

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Identity

The Collectors

Regulators could go a long way in fixing what’s wrong with the Internet if they made Big Tech choose to be a community or a service provider, because trying to be both is clearly not working.

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Identity

The Decentralists – Epsiode 11: The Psychology of Identity with Dr. Agnieszka Rychwalska

People share so much about themselves online. Is this a result of some unchangeable human trait?

Or is Big Tech, forcing their users to divulge too much about themselves in order to make money from advertising? 

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Identity

Identity must be a Human Right

What if you don’t have any identity documents? What kind of life can you expect?

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Game Changers

The Decentralists – Game Changers: Can Decentralization and Blockchain technology help Refugees? with special guest Sadaf Ahmadbeigi, UBC Masters Student

How do we guarantee safety and transparency of personal identities and records in an ever-rising number of unstable states and economies worldwide?

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