Telegram created a service to store user data
While new technology is being tested in the closed mode
The messenger Telegram created the first service for its own blockchain-platform Telegram Open Network (TON). About it the newspaper “Vedomosti” told two close to the messenger of the source.
According to the publication, the feature has received the name Passport Telegram. It will allow to identify the user of Telegram. All the necessary documents and data (passport, international passport, driver’s license, utility bills, information on Bank accounts and other documents and photographs) will need to download in messenger, then through the app will instantly transmit their services to partners and to use their services inside Telegram, and the primary sites services.
In this case, the messenger will not be able to access the uploaded personal data of the user who will encrypt them with your password two-factor authentication.
Noted that the new service may be launched by early summer.
At the end of last year the founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov said that in the beginning of 2018, the company intends to engage in the monetization of messenger. He spoke about the launch the social network Telegram blockchain platform TON (Telegram Open Network) and its cryptocurrency Gram. Its cryptocurrency needs to ensure the independence of the Telegram.
Durov called negative consequences for Russia from blocking Telegram
Durov said that the decision about resource locking unconstitutional and promised to challenge it in court.
The decision to block Telegram Tagansky court of Moscow has accepted 13 April. April 15 began the resource lock in the territory of Russia. Read more about the Telegram lock read our material.