Command Telegram messenger presented the service authorization Passport. This was reported in the company blog.
Passport is a authentication mechanism to the service, to enter the required personal data of the person (for example, financial applications, ICO projects, etc.).
According to the company, the authorization mechanism of the new service secure end-to-end encryption. In future, all information from Passport developers plan to move in the decentralized cloud.
“Soon, we will add a third-party verification in the Passport Telegram. Thus, some services do not even will need to request the data itself. Instead, they can rely on the fact that the account tested Telegram, and uses her man real”, — said in a company blog.
With Telegram, Passport users will be able to safely transfer the email addresses and phone numbers, as well as scans of passports and other important personal information.
The first service that uses Passport, was the payment system, ePayments. The representatives of the messenger Telegram also published a guide on how to connect your resource to the new authorization system.
Recall that in March the Telegram raised $850 million from 94 investors in the second round of the closed ICO. Before that, at the stage of pre-sale, the Telegram was also drawn $850 million from 81 investors.