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Researchers peer into crystal ball to see future where everyone's ID is tied to their smartphone

adam payne Silver badge

The report, Digital Identity: Technology Evolution, Regulatory Analysis & Forecasts 2019-2024, predicts that millions of third-party app makers will make money from linking operator-provided ID information to requests from other apps and services.

I predict that loads of third-party app makers will make money linking that stuff up but lots of them will be a security and privacy nightmare.

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