On Tuesday, the Worldcoin cryptocurrency trade attracted thousands of Kenyans to the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.
The Crypto innovation that includes checking one’s iris as a trade-off for cash has acquired prominence in Kenya.
Long lines prompting KICC were seen on Tuesday, coming to the extent that City Corridor.
In the wake of getting their eyeballs filtered, the members get free tokens known as WLD. The value of the WLD 25 tokens is Ksh.7786.
Kenyans keep on taking part in the exchange regardless of wariness from Office of Information Security Chief (ODPC). Immaculate Kassait, the Data Commissioner, urged increased caution when signing up for WorldCoin.
A statement released by the commission states, “The ODPC is aware that WorldCoin has now been launched and is processing sensitive personal data in a manner that requires a demonstration of proper safeguards under the Data Protection Act, 2019.”
Kassait said the commission is leading its appraisal of WorldCoin’s practices to guarantee consistence with the law.
WorldCoin, a venture by OpenAI President Sam Altman, has been vigorously condemned over security concerns however the organization’s site says the undertaking is “totally private” and that information is erased or a client can pick to have it put away in encoded structure.