Kenyan Government Suspends Worldcoin Activity

Kenya’s Ministry of the Interior suspended the operations of Worldcoin, the identity crypto protocol co-founded by OpenAI’s Sam Altman, as the country’s financial, security and data protection services investigate the legitimacy and data protection of the project, according to a statement posted on the ministry’s Facebook page on Wednesday.

Kenya is the first country to fully suspend Worldcoin operations. Data protection offices in Europe have started investigations.