"I will boycott any company that wins a contract to deliver the National ID card. but only if 500 other people will do the same."
— Chris White
Deadline to sign up by: 31st December 2007
308 people signed up, 192 more were needed
Country: United Kingdom
The plan for a National Identity Card scheme is an invasive threat to privacy and yet will achieve nothing.
Today the Government announced that contracts to supply computer equipment and manage the application and issuing of cards have been put out to tender.
A boycott of a company's services -- for example changing phone and internet provider from BT to another firm -- is a simple way to make them think twice about whether they want the job.
See more about ID cards here: http://www.no2id.net/IDSchemes/index.php
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