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The European Union (EU) has announced a digital ID wallet that would let users store electronic forms of identification and other official documents through a smartphone app. In the outlined plans, dominant online platforms would be required to accept the wallet, which backs the commission’s goal of reining in big tech companies and their control of personal data. Will big tech fight against these restrictions to retain data collection access? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-02/after-joint-debt-eu-seeks-more-integration-with-digital-id-card

The European Union (EU) has announced a digital ID wallet that would let users store electronic forms of identification and other official documents through a smartphone app. In the outlined plans, dominant online platforms would be required to accept the wallet, which backs the commission’s goal of reining in big tech companies and their control of personal data. Will big tech fight against these restrictions to retain data collection access?
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-02/after-joint-debt-eu-seeks-more-integration-with-digital-id-card

Top Comment: This will unfortunately be a disaster. View poll results (683 responses)

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Yes, tech companies will fight against the requirements.60%
No, most countries will follow suit in adopting digital wallets, making it a null issue.40%
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This will unfortunately be a disaster
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