Monthly Archives: January 2012

Gun Owner ID card more popular in Chicago

State officials announced 16 percent increase in applications for firearm when compared to two years ago. Only last year there was almost 80 thousand firearm licenses issued. From January 2011 to January 2012 the number of state residents with valid … Continue reading

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India: id card biometric data capture agreement

There has been a power struggle going on for a while between Home Ministry and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on who should capture biometric data for national id card program. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced last Friday that … Continue reading

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Abbott pushes for Voter Id bill approval

Sounds like Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is running out of patience towards the Department of Justice approval process of new Texas vote id law. The bill was passed last year by the state legislature. Republicans sponsored legislation requires to … Continue reading

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id card based on DNA for SAT test?

This is not a joke. It’s a real answer for a real problem that north shore Long Island (NY) high school experienced recently. Last year a few teenagers from prominent, respected families got arrested for taking up to $3600 from … Continue reading

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Another state preps for voter id bill

New Hampshire voter ID bill is similar to other states legislation which went similar path. When becoming law it would require state issued photo id card, driver’s license, US passport, college photo id card or some other government issued form … Continue reading

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Texas: convicted ID thief strikes again

League City, Texas resident, 36 years old Sharif John Reid pleaded guilty yesterday to charges of aggravated identity theft and access device fraud. The suspect has been on supervised release since April 2010 for another identity theft conviction from 2007 … Continue reading

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New Zealand: duplicate id badges worn by the Police

Three Police officers who made arrests in Occupy camp in Auckland are reported to wear identical id badges with duplicate identification number. The arrests that took place in Aotea Square were the result of city council decision to dismantle the … Continue reading

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India: smart id cards program launch

Residents of 9 coastal provinces (Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and West Benga) will start receiving chip smart id card tomorrow. The ambitious government program aims at collecting data for all residents and issuing smart id … Continue reading

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Florida teen with MD ID badge not giving up

In September last year we wrote about bold teenager who was working as hospital billing clerk and managed to get himself an id badge of physician assistant. For close to a week he was examining patients, providing medical care and … Continue reading

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photo ID card required to board a train in India

Effective February 15th 2012 all passengers of Indian Railways looking to travel in air conditioned cars will have to produce government issued photo id card upon ticket purchase as well to railway personnel when asked. The primary goal of this … Continue reading

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