January 12, 2010

They probably just watched the YouTube clip

OK, next identity!The UK Home Office clearly lacks any knowledge of history: why to use ID cards (flash). Wow... this is a monumental self-goal. This is exactly why anonymity is sometimes important.

I don't mind having an ID number and ID card as long as I trust my government to be trustworthy and competent. But very few governments manage to reach that level, and they may not remain at that level. Being able to discard identities (even at some cost) is important.

(via Samizdata)

Posted by Anders3 at January 12, 2010 03:34 PM