The government has kicked off a pilot of its myGovID identity solution on the last day of October, with the trial open to people who have iPhones at the outset as a private, beta app is available for this operating system only. An Android app is expected to be issued next year and a Web interface to be provided after that.
Australians are more comfortable using digital identities to engage with government than with commercial entities or financial service providers, citing data security concerns and not feeling in control of their own identity as the top barriers, according to a new research report.
While Australia put paid to the concept of a national identity card in 1986, Singapore boldly went forth and established its SingPass (Singapore Personal Access) system in 2003. Now, the innovative little nation of four million is taking a step further with plans to give every citizen an online digital identity.
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