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    Virginia: Master Identity Database

    So, do we finally have a reason to justify our paranoia, or is this just a tool for more efficient government?

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    Virginia starting to develop a master identity database

    Using Department of Motor Vehicles records as its core, the state government is quietly developing a master identity database of Virginia residents for use by state agencies.

    The state enterprise record - the master electronic ID database - would help agencies ferret out fraud and help residents do business electronically with the state more easily, officials said.

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    After 30 years

    Of fingerprint cards, background checks, security clearances, polygraph tests, Crypto inventories, licenses and registrations for vehicles and trade requirements, I doubt there is much about me the "gubermant" doesn't already know EXCEPT how many guns I own.

    Donít look for me to tell them either cause that just AINíT GONNA HAPPEN !!!!!!!

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    The databases they have are fragmented TFred. My guess is this is just a way of getting all the information that's gathered on people, in a more organized manner.

    This may start off innocently enough but it'll grow and be abused. They always are!

    Virginia voted down REAL ID. This is just a backdoor version just like CHP's are a backdoor to gun(owner) registration.
    You knew I was going to get that in.

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    Well, yes we did.

    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    The databases they have are fragmented TFred. My guess is this is just a way of getting all the information that's gathered on people, in a more organized manner.

    This may start off innocently enough but it'll grow and be abused. They always are!

    Virginia voted down REAL ID. This is just a backdoor version just like CHP's are a backdoor to gun(owner) registration.
    You knew I was going to get that in.
    It just wouldn't be you without it.

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