Digital Inclusion, Identity, Trust, and Agency
Driving innovation by identifying technology solutions that enable all to participate online without barriers and building consensus in the market
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DIITA invites all relevant stakeholders to its open and consensus-building processes mainly aiming at:

  • Ensuring that the conditions of on-line access safeguard our personal agency and dignity in ways that are possible off-line through the standardization lifecycle.
  • Creating technical capabilities to identify ourselves on-line in a way that protects our privacy, our right to be forgotten, and our off-line ability to have multiple personas; identifying potential standardization opportunities in this vein and encouraging the development of practical, technical outputs to realize this goal.
  • Developing proposals for technical and contextually applicable standards that enable the needs and voices of all.

Initiative Outcomes

To best advance the goal of designing and developing trust-enabling solutions for the global community, the Industry Connections program for Digital Inclusion Through Trust Agency seeks to cultivate and influence the key groups in the online ecosystem to:

  • Have agency over our data and cyber-identity
  • Provide the capacity to identify ourselves online in a way that protects our privacy, our right to be forgotten, and our off-line ability to have multiple personas
  • Give a voice to the underserved and vulnerable with the creation of standards that are inclusive of their needs
  • Encourage distributed ledger technology (e.g., Blockchain) standards that facilitate financial inclusion and other decentralized data sharing capabilities
  • Develop a collaborative approach to technology and policy design regarding digital inclusion, trust, personal data, agency, security and privacy for all demographics

DIITA Roadmap

This activity identifies gaps where standardization can provide solutions to advance inclusion, identity, trust, and agency and makes proposals to address those gaps.



Internet Affordability & Accessibility

Focuses on suggesting suitable network designs with reference to technologies, identify parameters which will lead to cost reduction, growth pattern of subscribers in rural areas, technology based capital expenditure and break-even time based on different technologies.

Privacy by Design Whitepaper

The workstream develops a white paper to provide balanced information on issues as it relates to privacy by design for the personal digital data technology space.


Dignity and Agency in Identity

This workstream seeks to provide guidance and principles in examining dignity and agency in relation to digital inclusion.


Governance in Identity

This workstream develops guidelines and principles as it relates to the governance and security of digital identity of users.


Privacy and Respect in Virtual and Social Gaming

This workstream establishes a rewards system for good behavior in virtual and gaming platforms (industry guidance paper). Determine the viability of a technical standard that enables end-users to protect their "personal identity" outside of the playing environment.

Get Involved

The initiative is global, open and inclusive, welcoming all representatives of organizations across multiple industries dedicated to identifying low risk approaches to digital identity to assist in addressing current and future governance challenges.

We welcome new participants that are interested in making cyberspace more inclusive and trusted; digital inclusion; identity; agency; security and privacy; and dignity.

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InDIITA Workshop
Bangalore, India
18 - 19 July 2019
Dr. Greg Adamson, Chair of DIITA, to speak at
AiCE 2019: 8th Conference of the Australasian Institute of Computer Ethics

Melbourne, Australia
17-20 August 2019


Learn more about this Industry Connections program by contacting one or more of the following:

Program Chair: