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Identity Theft Task Force

- Reaction to the President's Task Force on Identity Theft.

Identity Theft

- The recommendations are in from the President's Task Force on Identity Theft: the strategic plan advises four broad policy changes including that federal agencies reduce the unnecessary use of Social Security numbers.

Identity Theft

- The Department of the Treasury, along with several other agencies, has issued a proposed rule that will require financial institutions and creditors to establish a program to reduce identity theft.

Driving the Debate on Driver’s Licenses

- Is there any hope of a more secure driver’s license?

Drivers’ Licenses

- Read the proposed rule on what states must do to meet the new driver’s license requirements of the REAL ID Act of 2005. The rule is out for comment until May 8th.

Driving The Debate on Drivers’ Licenses

- Is there any hope of a more secure driver’s license? A white paper from 9/11 Security Solutions, Inc., says “yes.”

Identity theft

- In numerous states, lawmakers have addressed identity theft. In most cases, they are amending earlier laws, refining the state’s role in curbing identity theft, or enhancing criminal penalties for those convicted of committing such crimes.

Document Fraud

- A bill (S. 276) introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is designed to curb document fraud by making it illegal for anyone to produce, issue, or transfer more than ten legitimate passports without permission from the government. Forging, counterfeiting, or altering passports and making ten or more false applications for passports would be punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Driver's Licenses

- Mayors, governors, and civil libertarians gave Congress an earful about the REAL ID Act, saying that it is costly, impractical, and will put private data at risk. They are pushing for a revised law.

A National Identity Crisis

- Find out why the country may have an identity crisis.

How Smart is the Government's Plan?

- As government pushes ahead with its smart card initiative, it will help drive the technology into the corporate world.

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