What would happen if we implemented good practice from other areas? What if those doing registration were not implementing?
From the Blog on digital identity
A government issues a passport – they register, verify, prove uniqueness, and maintain the list. They do can’t control how it is used.
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Yes/No can help us with inclusion, exclusion and duplication without actually sharing the information. We do this already and we can improve.
Our contact details are shared without our knowledge by organisations and companies often with profit (for them) intention. Perhaps we should ask first?
I remain an advocate for data portability, but it is not the magic bullet. It risks the ‘Six of one, half a dozen of another’ trap.
Maybe, we, as a digital community needed to go through a phase of disillusionment as we watch digital identity and data management go horribly wrong.
Trust and belief are the foundation of much of society. Digitally we can ‘prove’ another organisation issued us a document. But trust is still human.
Hopefully knowing who you are allows us to be more human. To see and be seen. If identity systems don’t, then we might as well be a number.