A National ID

Dave Howe DaveHowe at gmx.co.uk
Mon May 31 15:17:59 EDT 2004

R. A. Hettinga wrote:
> If we're going to move to a national identification card, we can't afford
> to do it badly. Now is the time to figure out how to create a card that
> helps identify people but doesn't rob them of a huge swath of their civil
> liberties in the process.
Just watch how the british do it - then don't do it that way.
I am still trying to figure out how over a decade of terrorist bombings 
in mainland UK didn't justify introducing a national ID card - but the 
americans wanting biometric passports for visitors does.

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