We did it! #Deal🤝
With the European Digital Identity wallet, all 🇪🇺 citizens will be able to have a secured e-identity for their lifetime.
The wallet has the highest level of both security & privacy.
— Thierry Breton (@ThierryBreton) November 8, 2023
Note that many observers do not view the creation of this European portfolio very favorably. digital identity, with some believing that “the European Union has just taken a big step in Chinese-style social control.” For the deputy for Essonne, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, it is a “a Health Passwith all our data (medical, license, passport, etc.) which will allow the EU to establish social credit!“
The agreement concluded by the co-legislators is now subject to the ;formal approval of the European Parliament and the Council. Once officially adopted, the European digital identity framework will enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal.
- The European Commission has formalized a 'digital identity wallet' project
- A wallet that promises to bring together numerous services, from digital identity to bank accounts, including a medical prescription
- It promises to offer the highest degree of safety independently certified according to identical standards