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Regulatory Change Opens Door to Selfie ID in Germany: IDnow

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  • Posted by Good ID team (Good ID)
  • Via Mobile ID World
  • 22 April 2021

Germany’s Federal Network Agency has approved the use of AI reliant identity verification methods

The Bundesnetzagentur, in conjunction with the BSI, has cleared the way for the use of digital identity verification systems that rely on Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a means of ensuring security and privacy within the rapid digital development of Germany, and the wider EU.

"The decision is expected to facilitate Germany’s digital transformation and create more demand for automated identity technologies."

IDnow has received accreditation as a private entity to work within this emerging market and help foster Germany’s technological development and digital transformation.

This is an essential step towards a digital future in Germany and for Europe and shows that the time for secure digital identities has come

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