On 26 July, the popular messaging app Telegram announced the introduction of the Telegram Passport — a unified method of authorization for services that require identification. Now once you download the documents to the messenger, and then instantly complete the verification procedure on the services that require identity verification.
According to the communication Telegram, an identification of the clients ‘ documents and personal data will be stored in Telegram cloud using end-to-end encryption. Telegram does not have access to store information from the Telegram-passports. The user himself chooses the third party service he wants to share data, be it the Internet shop, application, payment system or host ICO.
If you want to see the passport Telegram in action, go to the website ePayments.com — the first system of electronic payments, supporting a registration check using the Passport Telegram. Simply click on Sign Up With Telegram (“Enter with a Telegram”) and enter the password.
To access this feature you need the latest version of Telegram.
“Thus, some services do not even will need to request your data, instead, be assumed that the account was tested Telegram, and real person,” writes the Telegram team