e-democ / e-gov

Links: 18-11-2006

Lots happening in the UK identity management sphere at the moment.

  • The Guardian: UK RFID chipped passports cracked
    No surprise at all following the German experience that the UK passport has been cracked very easily. Come on, the key is written in the passport! NO2ID have understandably pounced on this. The Register also pile in with their usual style.

  • ID Cards Petition
    The ever wonderful MySociety have launched the Number 10 online petitions system with a bang. Lots of weird and wonderful petitions but given the news above I think we should be signing this ID Cards petition, don't you?

  • The Register: Man uses MP3 player to hack ATM
    For all those people who claim the banking system is secure and hold it up as an example: This link is for you.