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Q. What could a boarding pass tell an identity fraudster about you?
A. Way too much.

This is a long article, but worth reading...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/idcards/story/0,,1766266,00.html

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interesting (as always) and more than slightly worrying...

the eye of big brother grows ever more invasive.

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There was some nice stuff about this very thing at

http://www.lifehacker.com/software/identity-theft/

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thanks Briski. now I'm even more paranoid! Shock

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Life is really becoming very very c*ap , I've banged on about British ID cards as being the absolute beginning of the end and to be resisted with every last breath in our bodies, it will be an absolute disaster not to mention taking away what last vestiges of privacy and freedom we might have left, people harp on about conspiracy theories , yet what we have is a considered attempt once and for all to record all citizens , using the recent momentous events as excuses. define a totalitarian state? in actual fact it's pretty easy at least it's easy to define the path taken to achieving that state as we are reaching the end of that little journey, and no this is not hyperbole, this is just axiomatic, in evidence at every turn.

Oh in case anyone does wonder about a definition for 'totalitarian' here's one:

Quote:
Totalitarian
Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed: “A totalitarian regime crushes all autonomous institutions in its drive to seize the human soul”

- (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.).


We are getting there Smile so far we uphold the democratic right to opposition government but that starts to become just a act and true government happens despite opposition.

I am dismayed (no offence intended to our American cousins,at all) by this increasing desire of the American administration to try and impose it's will on the rest of the world, it is extremely worrying.

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Answer is to fly with an airline that doesn't use Boarding Cards Laughing out loud

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

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Have you got room in your jet fighter then Helen? Smile have you got sidewinders, can I have a go , please

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If you ask nicely...

Plus I'm not too far from M$ UK HQ so the sidewinders might come in useful. Laughing out loud

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

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Smile I wana go, let me let me pleeeeze

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Hugo wrote:

We are getting there Smile so far we uphold the democratic right to opposition government but that starts to become just a act and true government happens despite opposition.

but then look at the gov banning all form of protests outside parliment and that preecher in Oxford Street is also being charged with something or other.

and doesn't our gov already act even if it's against public opinion???

:roll:

I don't know.

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True, in a democracy banning someone from making a peaceful protest is an utter disgrace.

Our government not only acts against public opinion it seems to break the law of the land repeatedly with impunity ?

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