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re Kevin Shussett:

I think it's important to avoid knee-jerk reactions too - I don't think you were being agressive on this. I just wanted to clarify that whether the technology works or not is not the only issue; the technology could work and still not do us any good!

On a civil liberties note, whatever we do, we will be foolish indeed to assume that the only people we will ever need protection from live outside our borders, or will never inhabit our own corridors of power.

This is not an argument against ID cards per se, but a warning that we must consider security from all angles, not merely what seems expedient to counter the fashionable threat of the day.
matt palmer, 12 years ago.

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