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  • Estonia takes the plunge: A national identity scheme goes global
    28.06.2014 | Success Story

    THE founders of the internet were academics who took users’ identities on trust. When only research co-operation was at stake, this was reasonable. But the lack of secure identification is now hampering the development of e-commerce and the provision of public services online. In day-to-day life, from banking to dating, if you don’t know who you are dealing with, you are vulnerable to fraud or deceit, or will have to submit to cumbersome procedures such as scanning and uploading documents to prove who you are.

  • Estonian and Finnish Prime Ministers signed the ICT Memorandum of Understanding digitally
    11.12.2013 | General, Success Story

    Estonian and Finnish Prime Ministers Andrus Ansip and Jyrki Katainen signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) digitally. The MoU regards two countries’ information and communication technologies. To our knowledge, this is the world’s first digitally signed international agreement; it was signed using ID cards.

  • 100 million digital signatures will be issued in Estonia in the near future
    13.11.2012 | General, Success Story

    Currently over 98 million documents are already signed with digital signatures, and this number is only increasing. The available statistics allows concluding that one of the Estonian ID card holders will put one hundred millionth digital signature already in the first half of December

  • Mobile ID is 5 Years Old Today
    06.05.2012 | Mobiil-ID, Success Story

    5 years ago today, Certification Centre Ltd. and EMT launched an innovative Mobile ID service which is used for identity verification and digital signing. Today, Mobile ID has become a state-certified document with 30,000 users.

  • Over 500,000 people have used ID-cards electronically
    17.04.2012 | Success Story

    More than half a million people in Estonia have used the ID-card electronically – they have used their digital identity certificate at least once to identify themselves or give a digital signature. ID-cards and residence cards have been issued to more than 1.3 million people in Estonia.

  • eID card a ten-year success
    27.01.2012 | Success Story

    Since the launch of the national eID card ten years ago (28 January 2002), around 1.6 million cards have been issued, and citizens have well integrated their use into their daily lives.


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