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I do love stories of technological incompentence by the very government which expects us to trust it with an ID Card Database. One would have assumed that the Criminal Records Bureau would have had a fairly secure system, what with its main aim being to protect vulnerable people like children and the elderly, but apparently not:

errors are quite common because the OCRed applications are retyped. And not cross-checked

And, just to remind you, this government can’t even keep DVLA records up-to-date.

Are you sure you want to trust it with your very identity? I certainly don’t.

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