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Saturday, 25.10.2014, 02:49
Yesterday, the Estonian Parliament passed a bill that sets out the legal basis for the issuance of a digital identity to persons who are not Estonian citizens or residents of Estonia, reports LETA/Baltic Business News.
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Already on the second day the online media site Meduza was launched in Latvia, the portal was blocked in Kazakhstan, according to a post in the project's "Twitter" profile, cites LETA.
On Tuesday, Estonian Riigikogu adopted the legislative amendment that provides regulations for issuing digital ID cards to e-residents, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
Former chief editor of the Russian news site Lenta.ru, Galina Timchenko, officially launched her project Meduza on October 20th. The project is registered in Latvia to avoid Russia's censorship, informs LETA, referring to DOZHD/FORBES.
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas stressed at the Asia-Europe meeting in Milan that trade has to be increased between the European Union and Asia and the introduction of e-services contributes to that, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
We should plan ahead more and act faster in implementing the European Union digital strategy, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said while visiting Brussels this week, reported BC the president's office.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves took a flight to Brussels on Tuesday on a working visit, where he will meet with several current and future commissioners of the European Commission and discuss the future of the digital society with the Permanent Representatives Committee of the European Union and members of the European Parliament, reports BC the president's office.