** Reply to note from Tim Trent <[log in to unmask]> Thu, 28 Oct 2004 11:32:23 +0100
> Doesn't "National Security" already form a blanket exception to having to
> follow pretty much any laws at all?
Correct! And this is I guess the basis on which it works on other EU countries
where the ID card is compulsory (mind you a matter of time before it becomes
My only puzzle is that this country has done better than many EU countries in
protecting in national security without having an ID card. Why do I get the
feeling that by introducing the card it will weaken its national security ...?
Sorry ... wrong list :-)
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