Digital Identity

Why a ruling on digital ID by Kenya's High Court has global implications for online privacy

Digital ID systems offer great benefits, but also come with privacy and security concerns. Image: Rodion Kutsaev/Unsplash

Gretchen Bueermann

Research and Analysis Specialist, Future Networks and Technology, World Economic Forum

Giulia Fanti

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

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Countries are at different stages of introducing digital ID systems. Image: Gelb, A and Diofasi, A

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