Not quite [OT]: News about Revolution

Neal Campbell nealk3nc at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 12:55:41 CST 2010


Its a US requirement and the deadline set by the Bush administration was
years ago but many (most?) countries cannot afford to do it. I never figured
out how they thought that if you were smart enough to do these horrible
things you would have a "real" chip in your passport. This stuff is like
squeezing a balloon as when you press in one area it pops out in a different
one. Unfortunately though the world runs on money and all the money goes
thru SWIFT.

Neal Campbell
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On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:43 PM, Judy Perry <jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu>wrote:

> The Brits beat us to it on that one; it's a UK requirement AFAIK to have
> the biometric chip.  But I'm reasonably certain that the US is rather
> enthusiastically jumping down that same stupid rabbit-hole.
>
> Judy
>
>
> On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>
>  On 08/02/2010 18:45, Jim Kanter wrote:
>>
>>> Hmmm....
>>>
>>> "Che Garzia."
>>>
>>> Has a familiar ring to it...
>>>
>>>
>> Time to buy a beret and head for the hills.
>>
>> Personally I am cheesed-off that my current British passport
>> will not let me into the USA because it does not have a CHIP
>> with all sorts of 'I don't know what information' embedded
>> in it.
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Next thing you know we will all have to have micro-chips
>> in our necks so we can be monitored by satellite . . .  :(
>>
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