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The emergence of e-passports could threaten the Russians with unlimited collection of personal data. This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate on relations of the Church with society and the media Vakhtang Kipshidze, reports the Agency “Moscow”.
According to him, “collection and concentration of data on all aspects of human life pose a threat of their use against the same people,” whereas for the Church of the important “human freedom and the integrity of his private life.”
Kipshidze, noted that electronic data can be used against the Russians because they are easier to collect than paper. “The Russian Orthodox Church never opposed the development of new technologies. But the Church has always testified to the fact that the rights of all people, believers and unbelievers, should be taken into account, and should be treated with respect and without discrimination”, — concluded the representative of the Church.
Earlier, on 17 July, the Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov showed a pattern of future electronic passports of Russians-size plastic debit card. He demonstrated that the electronic identity card of the citizen will contain information that over the life of man does not change, and data such as surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, place of birth, place of residence, driver’s license, SNILS, INN and validity of the document. On the back of the sample card shown Akimov, is a letter and a QR code and a holographic image of the owner. Each passport will operate 10 years.
According to the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, replacing the paper e-passports will occur by 2024 and will be carried out in stages. According to him, the old passports will be valid, so the transition was for the Russians “comfortable and painless.” Governors noted that the authorities do not plan to carry out a special campaign to replace paper passports electronic. So, if the person has reached 45 years of age and received the passport, he will be able to use the document “to the grave”, said Ivan.
In 2018, Patriarch Kirill warned citizens about the dangers of gadgets, through which you can totally monitor the population and control the masses. He advised Russians to be restrained in social networks. Later the TV channel “Russia 1” it is said that gadgets carry the risk of becoming a means of information control from a single point, which demonstrates the coming of the Antichrist.
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