(by Steve Dent | Engadget) – Washington DC’s city council has approved the use of digital driver’s licenses and IDs, joining Arizona, Georgia and other states, The Washington Post has reported. That gives the district’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) the authority to issue digital credentials that can be stored on a smartphone or other mobile device. They could then be presented for entering government buildings, to purchase liquor or in case of police stops, for example. Digital IDs and driver’s licenses strongly entered the public conversation in September, when Apple announced that Wallet would hold driver’s licenses and other IDs in iOS 15. […]

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