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Two in three Europeans intend to use the EU’s Digital Identity Wallet

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“Two in three Europeans (66%) would use the European Digital Identity Wallet (EDIW) that the European Union plans to start piloting in 2023, a survey has found.

It also found that, when asked about the design and implementation of the EDIW, 66% of respondents identified security as the most important priority, 46% said convenience and 31% privacy.”

In addition, it shows that just over one in four respondents already use an official national digital ID (27%) but that a little under half currently only use an unofficial scan or copy of a physical official document (45%).

“In all but one of the countries surveyed, government emerges as the preferred provider of the EDIW,” says Thales, the identity solutions provider that conducted the survey.

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