National ID Cards and the Real ID Act


Subject:
Law by Place (U.S. States & non-U.S.) , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , States in General , Privacy

Description:
Material about national identification cards in the U.S. and about the Real ID Act (2005), "which mandates federal requirements for driver's licenses. Critics argue that it would make driver's licenses into de facto national IDs." Features links to news items and reports. Also includes material about the British move toward mandatory national ID cards. From the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a research center that focuses on civil liberties issues.

Publisher:
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.epic.org/privacy/id_cards/


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