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Keeping tabs on citizens

As the U.K. government looks to set up a national registry of adults, some in the U.S. are warning of the dangers of a national ID system.

As the U.K. government looks to set up a national registry of adults, some in the U.S. are warning of the dangers of a national ID system.

Tech industry attacks state anti-RFID laws

Proposals to curb use of radio ID technology are overbroad and rife with unintended consequences, companies say.
April 19, 2006

Britain to use ID card database as national register

Public agencies will be able to use personal information submitted to database as part of compulsory ID card scheme.
April 19, 2006

New RFID travel cards could pose privacy threat

A forthcoming federal travel ID may be implanted with an RFID chip that can be read up to 30 feet away.
April 18, 2006

The Real ID rebellion

perspective Americans don't like mandatory digital ID cards, CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh says. New Hampshire is leading the revolt.
April 17, 2006

Video: New Hampshire says no to IDs

Rep. Neal Kurk talks about the state's likely declaration of independence from Washington.
April 17, 2007 previous coverage

Driver's license or national ID card?

Technology that may be used for a national ID card could take the form of a chip loaded onto a driver's license.
February 16, 2006

ID database will become national population register

Top Bush administration officials back database-sharing among agencies in hopes of collecting more "travel intelligence."
January 17, 2006

Passports to get RFID chip implants

The State Department says tiny tracking chips will be put in passports starting next year, despite concerns over privacy.
October 25, 2005