'Linked to that, each individual also has a new digital ID,' Marsha Caddle said. 'We've had about 90% uptake of that project so far, and we think that the two of those together are going to be able to allow us to fully digitalize government.'
The US-dominated global order is no longer in place, and it looks like the kind of NGOs on which the WEF and the World Governments Summit rely to ‘shape the future’ are becoming increasingly irrelevant.
Digital IDs are 'good for school enrollment; it is also good for health – who actually got a vaccination or not; it’s very good actually to get your subsidies from the government,' Queen Maxima of the Netherlands stated at the 2024 Davos summit.
A digital public infrastructure (DPI) would give governments the power to implement systems of social credit that can determine how you travel, what you can consume, and how you will be able to transact with your programmable money.
Linked to digital ID, the electric cars of the near future will be all but mandatory. An anonymous source from the German insurance industry claims that 'within the next 10 years, it will basically be impossible to insure old cars.'
Conservative MPs backed Bill S-210, but law professor Michael Geist says it's a 'slippery slope' that could include court-ordered site blocking of lawful content and mandated age verification using facial recognition for online search access or social media.
Nebraska lawmakers created a state Health Information Technology Board to oversee collection of patient health records and histories, physicals, discharge summaries, immunization records, radiology, lab and pathology results and ordering, medication history, allergies, family history, and advance directives. Critics urged Nebraskans to reject the move.
According to the Kenyan Daily Post, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s role in assisting the Kenyan government in its development and rollout of a government-backed digital ID program was announced after a recent series of 'closed-door meetings' with Kenyan President William Ruto.