Worldcoin, the cryptocurrency created by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, was launched at a price of $3.58 according to Coinmarketcap. Worldcoin claims to let users remain anonymous, but it will verify their humanness by scanning an eye. “Worldcoin is a digital identity that preserves privacy (World ID), and, in countries where the laws permit, digital currency (WLD), which you receive for simply being human. The company hopes that where rules are unclear, like in the U.S.