Standards and protocols for managing citizen or resident identity in a digital manner.

A recent report from Juniper Research found that the number of digital identity apps in use globally will exceed 6.2 billion by 2025, from just over 1 billion today. Civic identity apps are expected to account for almost 90 percent of these, with the lasting impact of the pandemic being one of the major drivers.
- Sarah Wray in Cities Today See also the privacy pushback on government implementation of digital identity systems from Access Now and partners

Goog ID

When we talk about digital identity, digital ID and digital identification, we are really describing how digital technology is altering identification programs - programs that existed before in analogue ways. Verify

GDS is leading the digital transformation of the UK government.

id kaart Estonia

Discover the Estonian eID (Estonian: ID-kaart), its major applications and benefits for all citizens.

Identication for Development

To enable all people to exercise their rights and access services, ID4D helps countries realize the transformational potential of inclusive, robust, and responsible digital identification systems.

Mission Billion Challenge

to surface practical and cost-effective solutions on ‘privacy by design’ features that can be embedded into digital identification systems and empowering users with their data.

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Rethink Aahaar

The Aadhaar project also has a sinister side to it -- it is a surveillance-enabling programme, which threatens privacy and democratic practice.

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Rethink Aahaar listserv

Riseup provides online communication tools for people and groups working on liberatory social change.

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Technology Transformation Service citizen authentication

18F is working iteratively with a team of technologists from across the government to build a platform for users who need to log in to government services. Every consumer-facing service the government offers will benefit from this platform, enhancing the privacy and security of online interactions for the public and for agencies.

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US Digital Registry

The U.S. Digital Registry serves as a resource for agencies, citizens, and developers to confirm the official status of social media and public-facing collaboration accounts, mobile apps, and mobile websites.


The simple, most secure way to prove your identity online and in person.

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