About: digital identity

Digital & Media 19-10-2021

French senator calls for creation of digital identity supervisory body

To facilitate the prosecution of online offenders, a French senator has proposed the creation of an independent supervisory authority that would collect the identity of users when they register with online platforms. EURACTIV France reports.
Digital & Media 07-09-2021

Blockchain might be the solution to the digital identity hurdle

The European Commission proposed before the summer an EU-wide framework to enable all EU citizens to have a digital identity but it did not urge countries to use blockchain in the process, although the technology seems quite fitting
Digital & Media 02-06-2021

EU to step up digital push with digital identity wallet

The European Commission will on Thursday (2 June) announce plans for a digital identity wallet to allow Europeans to access public and private services, prompted in part by the COVID-19 pandemic which has seen a massive surge in online services.

Estonia’s president calls on EU to work with Russian civil society

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid was in Paris for the French military parade on Bastille day (14 July). She participated in a working lunch organised at the Elysée on European defence issues. As a champion in cyber defence and digital services, Estonia is an important ally for France. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.
European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip
Broadband 09-06-2017

Digital development plan promotes EU tech laws

A new European Commission aid plan promises to channel more development funds into building internet networks in Africa, in the hope that the bloc's fresh privacy and net neutrality rules could become a template for other countries.
Digital & Media 06-12-2013

Who or what is in control of my digital identities and can they be trusted?

The future of identity and of innovative and user-centric identity management tools to build trust and confidence has to be looked at holistically by legislators and the private service providers, writes Juliet Lodge.