Government should adopt a simple, existing standard for its digital ID system, such as the public-key infrastructure (PKI)-based system in use within many European countries. PKI offers a number of security and privacy benefits that the TDIF aims to have; however, as no central authority is involved in authentication, no entity can meaningfully track user activity.

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For those that didn’t read the article, the TL;DR is:

Tough to forge digital driver’s license is… easy to forge… 4 million mobile driver’s licenses in NSW Australia compromised in an unrecoverable way.

The NSW Government has established a Digital Identity Ministerial Advisory Council (DIMAC), that will advise on a strategic direction and roadmap for digital identity in the State.