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    Private-Sector Digital Identity in Emerging Markets

    In this research conducted by Caribou Digital and supported by Omidyar Network, Caribou Digital set out to provide an understanding of how new business models and technologies in the private sector may be used in emerging markets—by firms, states, or NGOs—to provide more inclusive identity solutions.

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    Point of View: Digital Identity and Privacy

    In its 2017 point of view, Omidyar Network shares its thoughts on how the organization defines digital identity, why digital identity is necessary, and its view on how digital identity can lead to empowerment.

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    Good ID in 2019: A Year for Action

    Last year we saw high profile data breaches, GDPR, and new controls over India's identity program. Now is the time to shape and safeguard identification systems for the better, argues CV Madhukar.

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    Advancing Financial Inclusion through Digital ID

    In Peru, a public–private initiative uses the country's national ID system to verify users of a cellphone money platform – allowing small traders to do business simply, securely and without cash.

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    Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

    A landmark publication in the identity discussion, this World Bank paper offers 10 principles to address the 1.5 billion people around the world who lack legal ID.

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    Identity in a Digital World

    The World Economic Forum's latest insight report provides a stock-take of the current digital identity landscape and proposes 5 key elements to help ensure user-centric identity systems.