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Government Wants To Control Your Digital Identity

Posted on AllSides July 25th, 2023
From The Right
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In many states, Americans can now ditch their physical wallet and verify their identity simply by tapping their device on a scanner. And just as digital wallets from Apple and Google have made commerce more convenient, digital ID systems could potentially make government interactions faster and more efficient. But they also raise the ominous specter of government surveillance. Can we have the efficiency of a digital ID without letting government track our every move? 

Yes, but that's not the path we're on. 

Take Colorado. Since 2019, Coloradans have been able...

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