How we can rebuild public trust in digital identity systems
SummaryA data-splitting model exists that can be used to safeguard the information we don’t ever want leaked
No sooner had the Ayushman Bharat Digital Health Mission of the Indian government begun to issue digital Health IDs than I saw a flurry of articles on how this new scheme was yet another assault on our personal privacy. Many of the concerns raised were the same arguments that had featured prominently in an earlier challenge to Aadhaar. This included the apprehension that the new Health ID would result in our health data being aggregated into large centralized databases, making this intimate information easily accessible to those who wanted to misuse it.