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Sara Ibrahim, Main topics: technology, society, AI, digitalisation, ethics, data protection, governance, identity and minorities.

Would you use a government-provided electronic ID if it were available? What do you see as the pros and cons of this technology?

Swiss voters will decide on March 7 whether to go ahead with a law that provides the basis for issuing electronic IDs, or e-IDs, to all citizens and residents. An eID allows for access to multiple websites and online services through a single login.

The referendum was launched because opponents of the law feel that the eID proposal puts too much power in the hands of private companies. Supporters of the law say now is the time for Switzerland to get up to speed in the digital world with the issuing of eIDs.

Let us know below what you think!

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