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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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    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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    Beware of Tech Companies Playing Government

    This opinion piece from Marietje Schaake, member of the European Parliament from the Netherlands, highlights the concerns of leaving the protection of citizens' rights online to tech companies instead of governments, and insists whomever is ultimately in control of digital rights must be held accountable.

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    7 Myths of Self-Sovereign Identity

    This blog by Evernym CEO Timothy Ruff is the beginning of his two-part explainer on righting the misconceptions around self-sovereign identity, the idea at the heart of Everynm's identity platform.

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    Digital Identity – Why It Matters and Why It’s Important We Get It Right

    The World Economic Forum marks the moment when leaders from government to the humanitarian community called for greater cooperation on digital identity.

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    Good Digital ID Benefits Everyone

    Teki Akuetteh Falconer of Africa Digital Rights Hub talks accuracy, data protection, and how she’s pushing forward the policy debate in 2019.

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    Privacy Is a Seminal Issue of the 21st Century

    Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of the FCC and Shorenstein fellow, talks about agile government, duty of care, privacy, and policy making in an age of rapid technological advancement.

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    Say Hello to Yoti’s new Social Impact Strategy

    In this blog post Ken Banks, Head of Social Impact at Yoti, a London-based technology company on a mission to become the world’s trusted identity platform, introduces the organization’s new Social Impact Strategy and key activities related to it.

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    It’s Time for a Bill of Data Rights

    Martin Tisné argues that "data ownership" is a counterproductive way of thinking about data and suggests that, instead, we need “a new paradigm” that sees data as fundamental to the relationships between people and institutions.

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    The GOV.UK Verify Approach to Identity Verification

    Dr. Edgar A. Whitley, Associate Professor (Reader) in Information Systems at the London School of Economics and Political Science, gives his overview of the UK government’s unique model for proving identity online.

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