The Canadian government is to use bank-issued credentials from TD Bank, Scotiabank and BMO to enable citizens to obtain access to public services online.
This so makes sense - if you want to (i) serve citizens with already familiar highvolume, high security tools - not only for the public sector (ii) speed up take-off of e-government services and (iii) save tax payers money - 100ds of millions.
Only positive experience from Finland and other Nordic-Baltics with technolgy neutral approach.
I totally agree with you Bo. Let's hope the UK government takes a similar approach.
This all makes sense to me. Just shows what can be done with a bit of imagination and collaberation. I will not hold my breath for the UK though
This is a business case for banks - but also time to contribute to the good for society at large.
Tax payers are supporting banks and even get an owner voice - now banks should pay back by joining forces and create the easy 4-corner model also here. ISO-standard for x-border e-ID messages is an obvious thing to start working for - not only for EU - but
Please use Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bo.harald1 to spread the news - also about new countries setting deadlines for paper invoicing - Kazakstan now.
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