The challenge is that the confirmation of who is on the phone (proof of identity) needs to happen both ways, not just one way.
From the Blog on digital identity
How could we, as aid agencies, learn from the credit card data governance model? Not pure adoption, but learn from it.
In the humanitarian space, identity leads us into discussions we don’t need and usually don’t want. what if we just called it a profile?
What would happen if we implemented good practice from other areas? What if those doing registration were not implementing?
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.