Monthly Archives: August 2011

SC: voter ID bill on hold

US Justice Department has recently requested additional information on South Carolina bill that requires voter to present photo identification upon casting a ballot. The formal inquiry purpose is to clear the doubts raised previously by state Democrats that the new … Continue reading

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online ID enrollment for federal contractors

HID Global has recently announced a new online service where federal contractors can apply for employee credentials which comply with Personal Identity Verification – Interoperable (PIV-I). PIV is a Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 requirement. HSPD-12 is a result of 9/11 … Continue reading

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free Child ID at Palisades Mall on Saturday

The Masons of Athelstane Lodge No. 839 F. & A.M., Pearl River and the Masons of the Lower Hudson Valley Region are sponsoring a free child ID event this Saturday in Palisades Mall upstate New York. From 10AM to 5PM … Continue reading

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UAE: ID cancelled applications toll rises to 56,000

During the month of Ramadan, the most important Muslim holiday number of cancelled national ID card application rose to a new record of 56 thousand. The application gets automatically cancelled after missing 2 consecutive appointments. During the month of Ramadan … Continue reading

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Google+ ID badges

The social networking site Google Plus has introduced a new feature for identity verification. Verification badge will appear next to the profile name when it comes to celebrities, public figures or users who have a lot of followers. The badge … Continue reading

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IL: no photo on Amish ID cards?

Illinois governor has recently signed a bill that allows state governor to exempt certain groups of people from having photograph on driver’s license or identification card due to religious beliefs. The bill number 1484 raised Secretary of State Jesse White … Continue reading

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UAE: not having ID card will cost Dh20 a day

The government decision number 25 published last Thursday penalizes UAE citizens for not possesing national ID card begining mid October. Fines of Dh20 (equivalent of around $6) a day will be imposed on people who have expired documents for 30 … Continue reading

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Germany: Berlin Police unions against ID badges

Police unions in the capital of Germany and at the same time capital of the land of Brandenburg raised concerns on policemen safety who are now suppose to wear ID badges with a unique number which identifies an individual member … Continue reading

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Authorities reveal fake ID cards James ‘Whitey’ Bulger used while on the run

Justice Department has revealed 5 identification cards used by Bulger while he was hiding away for 16 years before his arrest in June 2011. The documents shown in Boston court yesterday include Social Sercurity Card, non-government New York card, medical … Continue reading

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Fiji: Senior bus fare ID card often not shown

Permanent Secretary of the Social Welfare Ministry Govind Sami has expressed his concern of senior citizens not showing their identification cards to the bus operators. Bus companies have reported that most citizens over 60 years old and disabled elegible for … Continue reading

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