EU plan to erase digital borders will further isolate Brexit UK

2019-03-02 08:18:04

Annika Haas (EU2017EE) BREXIT is having many unexpected consequences. One of them could be the start of a digital super-state. With the UK no longer in a position to take on its scheduled presidency of the European Union this year, Estonia, one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world, has stepped up for the first time, and plans to remake the EU in its own image. Estonia’s government bureaucracy is paperless, its public services are online, and data is shared freely between state bodies, making life easier for citizens and businesses. This week,