Thumbprint alone gets reeling Turks temporary digital IDs
One of the worst-case scenarios contemplated by governments that are thinking abut digital IDs is the aftermath of an overwhelming disaster. Such as is being experienced in Turkey.
Tens of thousands of people are dead and likely many times that lost identity documents in the ruins of their homes.
Almost 100,000 have collected their free, temporary, non-photo ID, according to the Daily Sabah.
Replacement documents have been made available through the government’s digital services platform. About 4,300 people have gone that route as of Friday morning.