“Block-Chain Identity”

APM’s Marketplace has had a couple of stories about the ‘block chain’ technology behind BitCoin being used for other things, both related to acknowledging and protecting an individual human being’s identity-related information.

Bitcoin’s blockchain technology may be its real legacy: https://www.marketplace.org/2016/05/02/tech/inside-block-chain-technology

Using bitcoin’s technology to wrangle widespread medical records: