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Swiss government committee okays draft law on e-ID

A Swiss government commission has adopted the draft federal law on digital identity, as  Switzerland’s upcoming digital identification system, slated…

 

Swiss e-ID resists rushing trust infrastructure

Switzerland is debating on how to proceed with the technical implementation of its national digital identity as the 2026 deadline…

 

Swiss digital identity law approved by parliament lower house

The Swiss parliament is preparing to debate a new law regulating its digital identity, paving the way for the planned…

 

Switzerland issues tender for digital ID with $200M budget

Switzerland is forging ahead with its plans to establish a national digital identity with a new tender for an online…

 

Swiss university, startups partner on self-sovereign identity

Zug-based startup Partisia Blockchain and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO Valais-Wallis) have announced they are…

 

Switzerland presents national digital ID, adoption expected in 2026

After a private initiative to establish a digital identity was shot down by voters in 2021, Switzerland is opting for…

 

Procivis One launches to provide decentralized digital identity to Swiss government

Orell Füssli, a Swiss digital documents printer and provider, has announced the launch of  Procivis One, a decentralized digital ID…

 

Nepal’s takeover of Migrant Resource Centres highlights digital transformation challenge

In Nepal, Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) are located outside of passport offices to serve applicants before they move on to…

 

Swedish privacy watchdog opposes police proposal to use passport biometrics

Sweden’s law enforcement agencies are pushing to increase the use of biometrics in their work after a spew of gang-related…

 

ITL gets Swiss distributor for biometric age checks, joins vaping industry association

Innovative Technology Ltd. (ITL) biometric age verification and cash handling systems will be supplied to the Swiss market under a…

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