Monthly Archives: August 2011

UAE: ID card fraud charge for policeman and a civilian

27 years old Emirati policeman was charged yesterday for allowing 21 year old woman, citizen of Yemen to use an ID card belonging to his sister in order to cross the border with Oman. The couople was stopped at the … Continue reading

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Kenya: national ID card production resumes

Production of national ID cards was halted in Kenya in July 2010. The reason for stopping the process was production materials delivery problems. Minister of Immigration Affairs, Otieno Kajwang, announced production re-launch on Monday press conference. 150 thousand applications were … Continue reading

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Ghana: biometric registration for election futile?

Ghana government has recently decided to spend GHS 50 million to implement biometric registration for upcoming 2012 elections. Electoral Commission (EH) which will be conducting the registration has been already facing criticism for the allegations that the registration system is … Continue reading

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it’s worth to ask for ID badge even a cop in uniform

It has been recently reported that a man wearing police body armor suit and a gun by his belt shown up at 1AM at Toronto resident house. The man demanded access to the premises for the purpose of police investigation. … Continue reading

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dual chip electronic ID cards in Asia Pacific

ZDNet reported that Asian-Pacific governments plan to implement two chips electronic identification cards for its citizens. Technology of 2 chip cards has been known for few years. Basically a card is equipped with two computer chips holding diferent sets of … Continue reading

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FBI launches child ID card app for iPhone

Federal Buereu of Investigation has recently launched an application for iPhone which may help finding a missing child. It’s a fairly simple app that stores child photo and basic data such height, weight and any relevant details which can be … Continue reading

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Georgia: electronic ID cards introduced

Effective August 1st 3 Georgian towns Tbilisi, Batumi and Rustavi introduced electronic identification. The new document will be available accross the country starting September. It replaces old paper based national identification as well as adds more functionality. New document allows … Continue reading

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ID badges even for Parish staff?

Well, yes, according to Widdrington Station and Stobswood Parish Council (United Kingdom). The idea was raised after parish chairmen visit to a lady who asked for some sort of identification which parish staff members were unable to provide. At the … Continue reading

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