Reply to post: Re: "mobile versions will be easy to scale quickly"

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

Mike 137 Bronze badge

Re: "mobile versions will be easy to scale quickly"

Anonymous? Probably not. See When the cookie meets the blockchain and, with the prevalence of trackers (see Third Party Tracking in the Mobile Ecosystem), not just when making payments.

The fantasy of the single secure handheld all purpose device is mere Star Trek. It can never become a reality, if for no other reason that multiple purposes are bound to conflict with each other.

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