Gleif hopes to entice LEI laggards with new digital identifier

The vLEI has ambitions to become the backbone of digital trust.

Though it’s hard to imagine now, there was a time when the internet was regarded with suspicion. During a trip to Europe in the 90s, telecom industry veteran Randy Warshaw traveled the continent as an “internet evangelist,” spreading the word about the Internet Protocol, a set of rules for routing data across networks to their intended destinations.

“People in Europe were very skeptical. They said, ‘Oh, that’s an American invention,’ and things like that,” he recalls.

Ironically, a forerunner

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