Monthly Archives: October 2011

student arrested for forging college id cards

20 years old student was arrested last week in Walla Walla, Washington with charges of second-degree identity theft and second-degree burglary. Simon Van Neste is a student at Whitman College. His arrest followed an alert from college monitoring system about … Continue reading

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tricky student photo ID debit cards

Colleges and universities accross the nation team up with banks to combine student identification with debit card. Sounds like a great idea on the first glance? it certainly does but when it comes to money and sharing personal data caution … Continue reading

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fingerprint on China ID card

Newly proposed legislation requires fingerprint data to be stored on Resident Identity Cards. In China every citizen age 16 and older is required to have a national photo ID card. By adding additional security to the document law makers expect … Continue reading

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id card voter law in trouble in another state

Just recently we wrote about Democrats in South Carolina appealing from the new election law. Now it’s Wisconsin turn. Reasoning is pretty much the same, while state photo ID card can be obtained free for voting purposes many citizens complain … Continue reading

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voter ID card law, Dems strike back

Tennessee Democrats have filed an appeal against the state voter ID law. State legislators have provided some features that made getting state photo ID card easier like no charge and free transportation to local DMV which seem to be insufficient. … Continue reading

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Nashville High Schools new ID card

Nashville school district is introducing new ID cards for High School stundents of the metro area. The idea is to integrate various ID cards into a single document that can also be worn as photo identification badge during school hours. … Continue reading

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custom ID badges for kids based on test results

Do you think tagging kids with different colors based on state standarized test results is a good idea? Administration of Kennedy High School in La Palma, California did. Students who performed at advanced and proficient level got black and gold … Continue reading

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Tennessee: no ID card for 96 year old voter

Dorothy Cooper, 96 year old resident of Chattanooga was denied the state photo ID card due to missing documentation. She needed the identification for election according the new law so she brought birth certificate, utility bill, lease copy and voter … Continue reading

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Ireland: new welfare ID card to prevent fraud

As a part of austerity plan Ireland Public Services are looking to close loopholes inside its welfare system. Brand new photo ID card is a part of a pilot program to run in Tullamore, Sligo and Dublin. New ID cards … Continue reading

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CT: Gold Star DL and ID cards are out

Department of Motor Vehicles in Connecticut has started issuing new identification cards and driver’s licenses which comply with REAL ID Act of 2005. Long story short SelectCT ID program documents are based on more restrict identity and address verification. The … Continue reading

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