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Providing a legal identity with digital data

13 December 2017 Evidence briefing

A personal legal identity is crucial for accessing benefits and services, and is seen as a key driver for prosperity in developing countries. A digital identification system based on behavioural data can provide a legal identity for people in underdeveloped countries.

Season's greetings from ESRC

12 December 2017 News

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