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New Digital IDs roll out as established program report encouraging adoption trends

Call it update Friday. Progress reports on digital ID campaigns from developed economies (including California’s) and developing (including Bhutan’s) are…

 

Kiwi ministries pass on digital IDs despite rumors

New Zealand‘s Department of Internal Affairs is claiming strong demand for its new Identity Check verification system among citizens, but…

 

Socure unveils real-time bank account validation, public sector digital ID reseller deal

Socure has entered the payment risk market with new software for real-time validation of financial accounts. Called Account Intelligence, the…

 

Digital identity boosts public infrastructure for India, Philippines

Digitization of state bureaucracy, digital identity, digital public infrastructure and digital skills have been recognized for their important role in…

 

Singapore wants to share its learnings on digital ID, so does World Bank

The World Bank has worked with Singapore’s Government Technology Agency (GovTech) to create a case study of the island nation’s…

 

Biometrics for digital ID among AI-related issues to be reviewed by NSW parliamentary inquiry

The government of Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state is planning a parliamentary inquiry next year into the development and…

 

Scaled-up digital ID wallets could improve digital experiences, or risk service disruption

Identity authentication and digital payment services linked to the popular Kakao Talk Messenger App in the republic of South Korea…

 

Chile accepting ‘X’ as sex for national IDs

Shane Cienfuegos became the first person in Chile to receive a non-binary national identity document last week after nine years…

 

NADRA cracks down on suspect IDs, collects biometrics from relatives

The National Database and Registration Authority in Pakistan has canceled 181 national digital ID cards that were issued to non-nationals…

 

UAE governments support biometrics expansion for online services, age verification

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), will provide all its services…

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