NFTs by mail? US Postal Service plans to support postage tokens

Source | CoinTelegraph

The government agency reported $73.1 billion in revenue from postage and other services in the 2020 fiscal year

The United States Postal Service will soon be stepping into the nonfungible token market. Not to release artwork or music, but rather to help customers purchase postage.

In an announcement on Tuesday, communications-as-a-service platform CaseMail said the USPS had certified its postage nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, for use in the United States. The tokens are digitally stamped on the USPS’ ePostage labels and the physical item being mailed, creating a verifiable chain of custody for digital and physical assets, as all data is recorded on the blockchain.

“Using NFTs to help protect a process that’s both familiar and important to everyone — mailing a letter or package — helps demystify this important new technology,”

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