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Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1
1     INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW 5
2     POLICY CONSIDERATIONS 16
    What Does Identity Provide?, 16
    To Whom and for What?, 19
    Permitted Users of the System, 24
    Permitted Uses of the System, 26
    Voluntary or Mandatory?, 28
    What Legal Structures?, 29
    Benefits and Drawbacks, 30
3     TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES 34
    Binding Persons to Identities, 37
    Backend Systems, 41
    Data Correlation and Privacy, 44
4     CONCLUDING REMARKS 46
APPENDIXES
    A     Committee Member and Staff Biographies 51
    B     What Is CSTB? 60


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