Metropolitan Hilarion: the society is not ready for the change of passports to e-codes

More than 70 percent of Muscovites are not ready to replace your passport application with a QR-code recent survey. Possible causes explained in the program “Church and world” on TV channel “Russia 24” Chairman of the Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion.

According to him, people do not trust electronic substitutes for the usual documents. For example, we’re all born with the idea that each person has to be a paper passport. It is possible to lose, but you can recover, says Hilarion.

“And these e-codes — nobody really knows how they will act, what it is hiding, who is going to control. Moreover, we constantly hear that about the leak of Bank data, about the leak of any personal personal information,” he says.

there is a legitimate distrust of these initiatives, said the head of the DECR. In his opinion, requires serious advocacy, these initiatives began to cause more confidence.

“But the society is clearly not ready to replace the passport on the e-codes” — he said.