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I’ll do it, but only if you’ll help

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Initially, when the public knew nothing about it, opinion was something like 70% in favour. Once this ignorance was rectified, and people found how much the magic crime-preventing pixy-dust on every card would cost, it went to 80% against. Sorry for the long URL, but it has useful information:

People who think this is a good idea fall into four main categories: IT ignorant politicians, IT ignorant policemen, IT salesmen, and ignorant public. Nothing can be done about the first three categories. But the last group can be educated.
Malcolm Farmer, 15 years ago.

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