Dutch digital identity verification system DigiD has announced the phasing out SMS as second factor. That way they require citizens to install a smartphone app in order to use digital services from the government, municipalities, the health sector and others. These applications only work on iOS and Android phones, with reliance on third party services.

  • @ganymede
    112 years ago

    yep, and this is basically the case in alot of places now - perhaps not just stated so officially.

    how can we pretend to talk about a free society, when your choices to be recognised as a citizen are apple or google?

    • @XpeeN
      2 years ago

      True, at least make it a web, so every device with access to a popular browser (and camera or other requirements they have) will do.