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What does a good digital ID look like?

A man looks over a 3D scan of his face after trying out a Bellus3D face scanner during CES Unveiled at the 2018 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Steve Marcus - RC11A69502E0

Approximately 1 billion people in the world don't have a way to formally prove their identity. Image: REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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