List of blockchain-based Identity projects

Blockchain and Identity

Projects/companies working on blockchain and identity (pull requests welcome):

  • Namecoin is a blockchain that has been conceived from the start to be used for registering domain names. It is the first fork of the Bitcoin software.
  • NameID is an OpenID service based on Namecoin identifiers.
  • CertCoin is a NameCoin Based Decentralized Authentication System which maintains a public ledger of domains and their associated public keys.
  • Onename is a company developing Blockstack, a set of tools for registering names using a combination of the Bitcoin blockchain and a distributed hash table (DHT). Blockstack supports well-known domain name operations such as registration, renewal, and transfer.


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