Ars Technica, written by Joe Mullen
TSA screening passengers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The citizens of several US states may soon find that they can’t use their drivers’ licenses to get into federal facilities or even board planes. Enforcement of a 2005 federal law that sets identification standards, known as “Real ID,” has been long-delayed. But now Department of Homeland Security officials say enforcement is imminent. The “Real ID” law requires states to implement certain security features before they issue […]
And to think that it all began with the social security card.