[SATLUG] PRIVACY: Update to RealID St DL and New RFID/Bio Social Security Card!!

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 02:30:50 CDT 2008


Tweeks wrote:
> http://www.jbs.org/node/7798
> "An Alternative Plan for Implementing the REAL ID Act 
> House bill H.R. 5405, short titled the "Social Security Identity Theft 
> Prevention Act," was introduced Feb. 13, 2008 by Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL). The 
> stated purpose of H.R. 5405 is to protect seniors from identity theft and to 
> strengthen national security. The bill is currently in referral to the House 
> Ways and Means Committee. 
> The bill calls for redesigning the Social Security card to include a photo, 
> fingerprint, barcode, magnetic strip, and computer data chip. That would for 
> all practical purposes transform the Social Security card into a National ID 
> card administered by the Social Security Administration."
>
> Gotta Love Ron Paul's comments on it:]
> 	
> http://video.aol.com/video-detail/2005-ron-paul-the-real-id-card-is-a-national-id/2052233979?icid=acvsv1
>
> Tweeks  
>   
I'm not at all surprised that they're still trying to push this thing
through.  Scary. I can only hope we get a Dem in office before the bill
hits the prez's desk.  Otherwise, we're all sunk.  (We already are, of
course, but, final nail and so on... <off soapbox>)

Ed



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