Microsoft and Blockstack ConsenSys laboratories and to develop future-oriented open international sovereignty and self-ID system. The technology behind it is blockchain, because of its use of encryption in Bitcoin currency which is known. Microsoft and partners are trying to solve an enormous problem that there are currently about 1.5 billion people do not have legal status in the world. Most of these people have been ignored because they do not have proper legal status. According to UN statistics, the problem will only get worse because there is no legal status while 50 million children are born each year.
Microsoft and its partners to the United Nations recommended blockchain art methods, the establishment of a global digital ID system. Microsoft blockchain no stranger, because the company recently Azure cloud and enterprise users launched Blockchain ID system. The ID system, not only clearly record the user identity, but also open, easily integrated into future blockchain other systems.
Microsoft says open source framework of this ID system will be available to Azure available to users, developers can integrate it into their own applications which in the coming weeks.