The management of electronic identities (credentials for accessing state services) should not be sub-contracted to external entities. Electronic identities should be private.
State should not sub-contract this activity
Only the state can guarantee security of data
Private firms cannot guarantee protection of data, especially against state actors. Only government security has the resources to appropriately protect citizen data.
Only state can ensure correctness of data
Outsourcing to private companies is more effective
Competition among sub-contractors can be beneficial
Using a free-market approach might be in citzen's interest
Ensure protection in totalitarian state
This mechanism might be necessary for non'democratic countries.
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