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Blockchain Tech Could Simplify Access to Gov’t Services: Reform

Blockchain Tech Could Simplify Access to Gov’t Services: Reform

Blockchain technology could simplify identity management across government services, argues a new report from Reform. Entitled “The future of public service identity: blockchain”, the paper notes that government agencies often have overlapping and even conflicting identity information about citizens, leading to frustration in government access and waste with respect to government resources. Distributed ledger technology…

Indian Citizens Can Update Aadhaar Info Online

Indian Citizens Can Update Aadhaar Info Online

Indian authorities are trying to make it easy for citizens to manage their Aadhaar national ID cards. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which oversees the ID card program and its associated biometric citizen registry, is quietly promoting its self-service online updating system. The self-service system lets citizens update information such as home address…