Aleo blockchain adds zPass, a ZK protocol for verifying identities 

A protocol designed to use zero knowledge cryptography to verify identities has landed on the Aleo blockchain, a zero knowledge privacy (ZKP) network.

The protocol, called zPass, enables users to upload identity documents offline to privacy servers and share anonymous “proofs” to organizations. As a result, these companies do not need to store this data themselves.

Users who generate their own proofs can then determine exactly who they share their information with and just how much personal data they wish to reveal. 

Alex Pruden, Aleo’s CEO, told Blockworks in an interview that zPass represents the implementation of a research paper into zk-creds.

“The idea of zk-creds was to…

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