Archive for the ‘identity’ Category

BTC- The following tale falls into the “when biometrics doesn’t solve all your immigration actor problems” category.

c/o The League of Ordinary Gentlemen

So, in April of 2011, ICE proceeded to deport a 14-year-old American citizen, who spoke no Spanish but apparently spoke excellent colloquial English, to Colombia. It took her grandmother and the Dallas Police nearly a year of searching to find her. Jakadrian was issued a work card by the Colombian government, and has been working as a house cleaner ever since her arrival in (I assume) Bogota. There is some issue in Colombia, which is holding on to the now 16-year-old American citizen; perhaps she has been accused of a crime there. But she’s not home yet, more than a year after she ran away and not quite a year since she was deported out of her own nation.

:::MORE HERE::: 
http://ordinary-gentlemen.com/burtlikko/2012/01/05/she-was-an-american-girl-raised-on-promises-of-due-process/

RELATED: Congress pushes Biometrics

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P.S.  No amount of identity will ever be enough.

c/o JP @NCard.info

BTC- There are those who want to be tracked and surveilled.  It’s a fact.

The following article is about a Silicon Valley biotech corporate collective who wants to see if they can even technically achieve the ends, regardless of the means, to trace every iota of biometric information you might emit.

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Our Incredible Shrinking Constitution
JULY, 4 2011


Here is second life for news that matters: 

UPDATE: 8:30 AM EDT – PRESS CONFERENCE CANCELLED 


WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Administration officials will host a press conference call at 11:45 AM EDT to discuss a green paper report released by the Commerce Department’s Internet Policy Task Force that proposes a new policy framework to strengthen cybersecurity protections for businesses online that fall outside of the critical infrastructure sector.  


U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, along with White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, Internet Policy Task Force Chair Cameron Kerry and Internet Policy Advisor of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Ari Schwartz, will join the call to outline the strategy and key components of the report, as well as answer reporters’ questions.