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Despite Vaccine Passport Set-Backs, EU Moves Ahead With New ‘Digital ID Wallet’

Despite recent public relations set-backs to its Orwellian Vaccine Passport “Green Pass” system, technocrats in Brussels are still moving ahead with the project, albeit via the backdoor, in the form of a new “digital wallet” where citizens will supposedly receive a “greater flexibility, ideal for post-pandemic life.”

How long until they can enforce the vaccine segregation? Just wait until the next ‘pandemic’ crisis…

FT reports…

The EU is set to unveil detailed plans for a bloc-wide digital wallet on Wednesday following requests from member states to find a safe way for citizens to access public and private services online.

The digital wallet would securely store payment details and passwords and allow citizens from all 27 countries to log into local government websites or pay utility bills using a single recognised identity, said people with direct knowledge of the plans.

The EU-wide app, which can be accessed via fingerprint or retina scanning among other methods, will also serve as a vault where users can store official documents such as a driver’s license. Using the wallet was not compulsory, those involved said, but citizens who chose to sign up would benefit from an extra-secure digital ecosystem and greater flexibility ideal for post-pandemic life.

“The new digital ID will give every European the keys to their digital twin,” Thierry Breton, and EU commissioner in charge of digital policy, said in a speech earlier this year.

In order to protect citizens, EU officials will force a structural separation preventing companies which access user data from using it for any other commercial activity, such as marketing new products. Brussels is engaged in discussions with member states to provide guidelines on technical standards for the rollout of the digital wallet, which is expected to be fully operational in about a year.

The new proposals are part of a review of existing EU-wide electronic identification and follows a consultation on the “drivers and barriers” for the deployment of a digital wallet…

Continue this story at the FT

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