Published Sep 30, 2023 04:11PM ET Updated Sep 30, 2023 06:00PM ET
Over 214 million Brazilians will soon be using blockchain technology for digital identity, the government recently announced.
Rio de Janeiro, Goiás, and Paraná will be the first states to issue identification documents on-chain through a private blockchain developed by Serpro, Brazil’s national data processing service. The entire country should be able to issue identity documents through blockchain technology by November 6, reads a decree on Sept. 25.
Brazil rolls out blockchain-based digital ID