Monthly Archives: February 2011

Russia’s new ID card to cut bureaucracy

RIA Novosti reports that Russian government plans to introduce identity-payment card for all of its citizens. New photo ID card with fingerprint and electronic chip would replace internal passport and allow to pay for utilities, public transportation, drug prescriptions and … Continue reading

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Check water meter reader ID badge

According to wivb.com the Erie County Water Authority has warned customers, after two incidents of people posing as water meter workers in the Town of Hamburg (New York). The agency suggests its customers checking employee ID badge before letting in … Continue reading

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Disney employees sue over ID card security risk

According to The Orange County Register Disney employees in Orange county filed federal lawsuit last Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. The class action suit claims employee ID badges expose them to identity-theft risk. Employee social security number … Continue reading

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Estonia: new government online job portal

It only takes an ID card to register for government job in Estonia. After creating the account with a unique login the registered user can create his own resume, make it browseable by employers as well as manage his unemployment … Continue reading

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photo ID badge part of hospital staff dress code

According to cfra.com the Ottawa Hospital asks Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses to always wear photo ID badge so that patients and families can recognize them. All hospital staff who faces the public will eventually wear photo ID badge. … Continue reading

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£2.25 million for cancelling photo ID card contract

According to the Telegraph UK taxpayers will pay £2.25 million to compensate companies contracted for national photo ID card program that was cancelled last year. Out of the pool Thales, an information systems company would get over £2m, 3M would … Continue reading

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new photo ID card for applicants waiting for US green card

according to Daily News U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has released a new photo ID card which combines Employment Authorization Document and Advanced Parole travel document. The new photo ID card that includes a fingerprint is available only for applicants … Continue reading

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UK national photo ID card database destroyed

This was the final step of cancelling heavy criticized national photo ID card program. Large number of hard disk and backup tapes holding personal data of applicants have been destroyed. The idea of national ID card emerged on the wave of … Continue reading

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health plan ID card on mobile device

mlive.com reports that Priority Health members can access their health plan ID card using an Android mobile device and iPhone. The application can be downloaded free of charge from iPhone App Store and the Android Market. Mobile ID card application … Continue reading

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check employee ID badge before letting in

The Orange County Register reports that Laguna Woods Village retirement community residents are being warned about strangers posing as PCM employees. The community administration received multiple calls about people introducing themselves as PCM workers and soliciting services. Normally a PCM employee would … Continue reading

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