Qualified certificates for website authentication

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Series Details PE 739.285
Publication Date January 2023
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Qualified certificates for website authentication (QWACs) allow users to identify who is behind a website. Aiming to increase QWAC uptake, the Commission has proposed an obligation for web-browsers to recognise them and make them more visible. The proposal has prompted fierce debate. While the Council agrees with the Commission and the Parliament is still debating its position, many stakeholders have raised concerns.

Source Link https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document/EPRS_ATA(2023)739285
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