The messenger Telegram created the first service for blockchain-TON platform (Telegram Open Network) for the storage of personal data called Telegram Passport. Customers will be able to download documents, passport details and Bank details, to pay with the cryptocurrency.
According to the publication, transactions on the platform will not be anonymous.
“The documents will be protected with two-factor authentication and encrypted, including Telegram, however, the client will be able to access services-partners access to documents, to check the accuracy of the data”, — said the source.
In Telegram you can place Passport passport, passport, driver’s license, utility bills, Bank accounts and photo. However, the list of required data is still unknown.
Thus, the TON will be the ecosystem within which it will be possible to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency Gram.
According to the source, for protection from the prohibitions of regulators and banks, Telegram refuse anonymity in favor of partnership with the major services, in particular, with the payment system Qiwi.
It is expected that the Telegram can earn a Passport by the beginning of summer.
We will remind, according to the latest whitepaper version of the project TON in the first quarter of 2018, the messenger has undertaken to provide service for external user authentication External Secure Telegram ID, which would allow us to purchase the cryptocurrency at no additional confirmation of identity.
In the II quarter of 2018 Telegram promised to start testing minimum viable version of the blockchain platform TON.
Earlier in may it was reported that the Telegram will challenge a court decision to grant the FSB the encryption keys.