As well as proposing the technology and policy choices governments must make in order to determine if an ID system will either empower or exploit and exclude, the paper also provides a series of recommendations for governments designing, implementing, and operating digital ID systems. In particular, the authors recommend that openness is used as a framework to guide and critique technology and policy choices, in order that identity systems put people first.
- Posted by Good ID team (Good ID)
- Via Amba Kak (Mozilla), Jochai Ben-Avie (Mozilla), Alice Munyua (Mozilla) and Udbhav Tiwari (Mozilla)
- 24 January 2020
In this white paper from Mozilla, the authors survey the landscape around government digital ID projects and recommend policy prescriptions and guardrails for these systems