EDL’s "More Insidious" according to Privacy Experts

Posted: March 2, 2009 in civil liberties, drivers license, Janet Napolitano, RFID

OPINION :Eleanor Duckwall on Incrementalism & Purpose of Real ID

BTC -Continued news from privacy expert, Katherine Albrecht about Napolitano’s re-branding of Real ID.

LIFE WITH BIG BROTHER
Radio chip coming soon to your driver’s license?
Homeland Security seeks next-generation REAL ID
By Bob Unruh
© 2009 WorldNetDaily

Washington state’s enhanced driver’s license

Privacy advocates are issuing warnings about a new radio chip plan that ultimately could provide electronic identification for every adult in the U.S. and allow agents to compile attendance lists at anti-government rallies simply by walking through the assembly.

The proposal, which has earned the support of Janet Napolitano, the newly chosen chief of the Department of Homeland Security, would embed radio chips in driver’s licenses, or “enhanced driver’s licenses.” [MORE]

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