EU body slams biometric ID cards

Summary:In a great article on an EU body's report on biometric ID Cards, "Biometric ID cards an insecure menace, says EU ID outfit", Reg veteran John Lettice concludes:"Could we all be going to wake up in ten years time and conclude biometric ID was a really dumb idea? It's a thought.

In a great article on an EU body's report on biometric ID Cards, "Biometric ID cards an insecure menace, says EU ID outfit", Reg veteran John Lettice concludes:

"Could we all be going to wake up in ten years time and conclude biometric ID was a really dumb idea? It's a thought."

It certainly is. I think we will all eventually come to realise what a misguided, unsecure, ridiculous project the UK ID cards scheme is.

Topics: Security

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