KuCoin cryptocurrency trading platform is thrilled to announce the listing of META, the utility and native token of Metadium, a blockchain powered protocol, aiming to solve the present concert for the flawed identification system.

Deposits are now available with supported trading pairs that include META/ETH. All activities are performed utilizing KuCoin’s mobile apps and direct to their official website at www.kucoin.com.

About Metadium (META)

Metadium is known as the next-generation identity protocol layer of the internet, powered by blockchain with “trustless trust”. It maintains a decentralized digital identity and serves as the strong heart of the Metadium ecosystem to implement secure, next-generation identity. This Meta ID can provide identity ownership to its users, allowing for a self-sovereign identity.

It supports a decentralized digital identity and serves as the robust heart of the Metadium ecosystem to give a reliable, next-generation identity. This Meta ID has the capacity to present identity ownership to its users, allowing for a self-sovereign identity.

Self-sovereign identity

Metadium is based on the idea of self-sovereign identity — a concept which was explained by Christopher Allen in his essay “The path to self-sovereign identity”. In the essay, self-sovereign identity is defined as a decentralized identity where the data subject is not only the sole manager of their own identity but also where identity functions across multiple locations.

Decentralized digital identity

Metadium supports the decentralization of a digital identity by eliminating the need for individuals to trust a centralized authority to manage their own identity. In other words, through Metadium, individuals or data subjects need not rely on a central authority or any other actor in the ecosystem to verify their existence.

The META Currency

For decentralized identity infrastructure, META functions as a means of exchange for identity attestation and sharing. Attestation agencies will be compensated for providing attestation services once the data they validated has been acquired. Service providers will reward both attestation agencies and users with META in return for getting and using identity data. Users will be rewarded for giving their own identity data and can use META to purchase identity-related services provided by Metadium and other service providers.

Once identity infrastructure has been built, Metadium will concentrate efforts on actively extending the ecosystem to onboard a wide variety of services. As more service providers, services, attestation agents and users populate the network, the META token will play an increasingly important role in facilitating transactions, rewarding participation, and rewarding contribution.

The META token will also play an important role in the network protocol layer, where it will be used in the following capacities:

  • Transaction Fees: Each on-chain activity will require a transaction fee. These fees are designed to prevent DDoS attacks, where large amounts of transactions are intentionally submitted to overwhelm the network. Charges will be obtained when META is transferred, upon dApp and smart contract deployment on the Metadium blockchain, and upon dApp and smart contract execution.
  • A reward for block producers: META will be rewarded to the block producing nodes in return for their contribution of securing the network.

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