Argentine agency opens investigation into Worldcoin over biometric data By Cointelegraph

Authorities in Argentina have become the latest government officials to probe cryptocurrency project Worldcoin over privacy concerns.

In an Aug. 8 announcement, Argentina’s Agency for Access to Public Information (AAIP) said it was investigating Worldcoin over its collection, storage and use of customer data to ensure it complies with security and privacy regulations. Worldcoin (WLD) launched its token project in July with the goal of verifying users through retinal scans, leading to concerns from many regarding privacy.