Identity Crisis: How Identification is Overused and Misunderstood

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Cato Institute, 2006 - Political Science - 276 pages
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The advance of identification technology--biometrics, identity cards, surveillance, databases, dossiers--threatens privacy, civil liberties, and related human interests. Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, demands for identification in the name of security have increased. In this insightful book, Jim Harper takes readers inside identification--a process everyone uses every day but few people have ever thought about.

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Harper, a lawyer and member of the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, is affiliated with the independent libertarian think tank that has published this ... Read full review

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