Mastercard Looks to Blockchain to Fight Identity Crime

Mastercard filed a patent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to build a product meant to safeguard identity data. The product is a semi private blockchain used to receive and store identity data like address, tax ID number and more. Source.

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