Boing Boing: Sidewalk Labs’ quiet plan for Canada’s banks to manage a national digital ID for health care and housing

Boing Boing: Sidewalk Labs’ quiet plan for Canada’s banks to manage a national digital ID for health care and housing. “I’m delighted to welcome Lilian Radovac back for another excellent piece on the digital surveillance shenanigans in Canada, which aren’t always as showy as their stateside counterparts, but are every bit as worrying. In this piece, Radovac reveals the buried plan for a finance-sector managed, all-surveilling National ID card buried in the latest massive wedge of largely unread documents from Google spin-out Sidewalk Labs (previously) that is building a controversial, privatised city-within-a-city in Toronto.”

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