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Real ID will 'strengthen' Americans' privacy, Chertoff says

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posted on Sep, 5 2007 @ 04:43 PM
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Real ID will 'strengthen' Americans' privacy, Chertoff says


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WASHINGTON--In another attempt to head off privacy advocates' attacks on the Bush administration's Real ID plans, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said the national-identification scheme will actually "strengthen" personal privacy by providing added protection against identity theft.
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posted on Sep, 5 2007 @ 04:43 PM
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Oh really? Nevermind that it will make it easier for the government to keep track of everybody. So by next May, we essentially can't walk out of our houses without the latest in government tracking devices.




news.com.com
(visit the link for the full news article)
Edit to add:
The article above is a "News Blog". I searched around and this is the closest I could find to a recent topic on the issue: A layered approach

I'm continuing to look for more recent news to support the blog.

Edit to add:
Here's the PDF by the way: PDF

[edit on 5-9-2007 by Mekanic]



posted on Sep, 5 2007 @ 05:54 PM
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ROFL. That's akin to saying petrol prices will rise to $9/gallon if the U.S. pulls out of Iraq: there is a distinct lack of relevance.

We have here another attempt to get the wool over our eyes.



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