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2009-08-06 - 14:33:00 - by AlisonW - Topic: Open: Privacy |

I'm not a lover of the Daily Mail, but their article today on how easy – and fast – is was to clone and write new data onto the supposedly 'unforgeable' national ID card is just scary.


This is the ID card that the Labour Government insist is fully and absolutely secure.

This is the ID card that the Labour Government insist will protect us all from terrorists.

This is the ID card that the Labour Government insist will stop people accessing services they have no right to access.

"Yeah, right."



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