“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Friday, January 20, 2006
ID cards: the new Titanic
Professor Ian Angell, head of Information Systems at the London School of Economics, has mixed feelings about the government's ID card proposals:
As a taxpayer, I'm horrified. As a professor of information systems, I'd love them to implement the scheme, because a lot of work will come from this. It'll be like watching the Titanic from the drawing board to the iceberg.