This entry was posted on
Sunday, July 17th, 2005 at
12:03 pm and is filed
under The War on Stupid.
This won’t change our way of life, nossir. But it’s a whole new world, kids. And that changes things. Including your way of life.
PM urges ID cards: The sacrifice of some personal liberties for a national identity-card scheme would be worth it if it helped protect Australians against terrorists, Prime Minister John Howard said in Washington yesterday. Mr Howard has put the issue back on the agenda despite opposing the Hawke Labor government’s unsuccessful push for an identity-card scheme in 1987.
(Note – I’m sure this ‘different world’ will also require the sharing of data with certain friendly nations.)