Should State-Issued IDs Be Stored on Our iPhones?

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Privacy advocates are warning about a apple feature that allows an iphone to copy and store state driver's licenses as npr's bobby allen reports apple says it's about convenience but experts worry about misuse apple. Wants to disrupt the wallet. It's working with states and the transportation security administration to allow digital id's on iphones to be accepted as official proof of identity. Privacy experts worry about this being used for unwanted tracking and the possibility of apple one day selling licensed to advertisers arum sinnreich at american university says he's also concerned about the ideas being exposed in a hack. They are all good reasons. Why we should give pause before seating. Some of the functions of our state government to private corporation apple says the id's will be encrypted and secure but critics say the tech giant's real end goal is to make iphones

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