How the Kenyan High Court (temporarily) struck down the national digital ID Card: Context and Analysis
The High Court of Kenya, by virtue of a judicial review application, delivered a landmark judgment declaring the proposed national digital ID card (Huduma Card) unconstitutional on October 14, 2021 – a judgment that is now part of the growing data protection and privacy jurisprudence in the country. Kenya enacted its first Data Protection Act […]
Digital identity systems vary in complexity. At its most basic, a digital ID would simply recreate a physical ID in a digital format, whereasa fully integrated digital identity system would provide a platform for a complete wallet and verification process, usable both online and in the physical world.