08 February 2017

Communication on Online Platforms and the Digital Single Market workshop – towards principles and guidance on eID interoperability for online platforms

On 8 March, Brussels will host the Communication on Online Platforms and the Digital Single Market workshop towards principles and guidance on eID interoperability for online platforms.

To empower consumers and to safeguard principles of competition, consumer protection and data protection, the European Commission is promoting interoperability actions, including issuing principles and guidance on eID interoperability.

The workshop will:  explain the context and the purpose of the initiative; introduce the views of the key stakeholder groups on how the use of eID by online platforms can benefit them; showcase examples of the use of national eIDs by online platforms; and use a participatory approach to collect ideas for the principles of eID interoperability.

Further information on the workshop can be found here.

The Communication on Online Platforms and the Digital Single Market can be found here.