Bitcoin was born out of anonymity and now with increasing scrutiny by regulatory bodies, there is a demand for online identity checking.
In 2008, a man named Satoshi Nakamoto introduced the world to a revolutionary new piece of software, he introduced us to Bitcoin. From its early excitement amongst a small group cryptography geeks it grew and is now recognised as a viable alternative currency. Many find the concept of a virtual currency with no physical material (such as gold) to back it, and no central authority to control it, a mystery. But the greatest mystery of Bitcoin remains this; Satoshi Nakamoto does not exist… [read more at miicard.com]
This post was written by Andy Barratt and continues at http://www.miicard.com/blog/201306/internet-passport-solving-bitcoin-id-checks