Tuesday, January 27, 2004
The Number of the Beast
We must move to smarter license cards that carry secure digital information that can be universally read at vital checkpoints,” Dean said in March 2002, according to a copy of his prepared remarks. “Issuing such a card would have little effect on the privacy of Americans.
Those words are from Howard Dean, spoken while at a conference in Pittsburgh, co-sponsored by Wave Systems, a maker of so called Smart Cards, in March 2002.
What does Dean have to say about this currently, when individuals query him in regards to statements such as above?
Unfortunately, Dean’s presidential campaign won’t answer any of those questions. I’ve tried six times since Jan. 16 to get a response, and all the press office will say is they’ve “forwarded it on to our policy folks.” And the policy shop isn’t talking.
Via Nolo Consentire.