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t's hard to believe that a body charged with the personal details of 25 million people could allow that entire database to be downloaded to discs, and lost.
Harder still to believe is the government's fumbling explanation of such a mind-numbingly huge loss of data. For a start, we had the chancellor of the exchequer, Alistair Darling, stood at the despatch box in parliament today stressing that people are not at risk of ID fraud. He added that banks will reimburse any losses.
Originally posted by Now_Then
I've got a suspicion that this has been a deliberate mistake from the inside - prob someone opposed to ID cards, and as a bonus they will probably make a bit of cash flogging the data on to a 3rd party.
A British woman who wanted to start a new life in New Zealand with her husband was refused entry by New Zealand. Reason given by the Immigration authorities – she was too fat and will be a burden to health care system.
Rowan Trezise, 33 and her husband Richie Trezise, 35 were planning to move from their home, England to New Zealand, but because she was overweight, New Zealand banned her from entering the country.
Originally posted by Gun Totin Gerbil
If it is just data, why post it ?
Originally posted by pieman
never underestimate the stupidity of public service beurocrats.
Originally posted by Gun Totin GerbilUnless there is an ulterior motive and there was no disc lost , get the people in fear, that is the agenda these days .