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conscious evolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-02-07 01:48 PM
Response to Reply #11
16. The only time a passport is supposed to be checked by
gov officials is when entering and leaving the country.With the chips in them not only can gov officials check on them but anyone with a reader for the chips.
Goodbye privacy.
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  -Starting this Spring, "Smart" Chips to be Embedded in Passports. mod mom  Jan-02-07 01:22 PM   #0 
  - Got my passport before they did this!  helderheid   Jan-02-07 01:22 PM   #1 
  - So my passport will be smart, and my president will be a dumbass?  jobycom   Jan-02-07 01:24 PM   #2 
  - That's funny, right there....  rpgamerd00d   Jan-02-07 01:25 PM   #4 
  - OK. This gets my new vote for best post of the day.  xultar   Jan-02-07 01:25 PM   #6 
  - Maybe he needs an RFID chip in his head.  yibbehobba   Jan-02-07 01:27 PM   #10 
  - Oh, man....  DesertedRose   Jan-02-07 03:03 PM   #28 
  - Just got my new one 6 months ago... no clips for me  wakeme2008   Jan-02-07 01:24 PM   #3 
  - All you need is a rubber mallot or hammer. Give it a good WHACK  xultar   Jan-02-07 01:25 PM   #5 
  - I LOVE the technical advise I get on DU!  mod mom   Jan-02-07 01:27 PM   #8 
  - It was all over the gadget blogs the past couple of weeks...RFID hammer time  xultar   Jan-02-07 01:32 PM   #14 
     - U Can't Touch This!  DesertedRose   Jan-02-07 03:03 PM   #27 
  - LOL that works on cable modems too.  Rosemary2205   Jan-02-07 01:31 PM   #13 
     - The rubber hammer trick is a special friend I keep in my heart!  xultar   Jan-02-07 01:33 PM   #15 
  - Here is a link on how to get a passport (Things to do this winter!):  mod mom   Jan-02-07 01:26 PM   #7 
  - interesting  Wickerman   Jan-02-07 01:29 PM   #12 
     - security  angry_chuck   Jan-02-07 03:23 PM   #29 
  - I forgot my tinfoil hat - what's the BFD?  FormerRushFan   Jan-02-07 01:27 PM   #9 
  - Maybe your tinfoil hat has fallen over your eyes...  angry_chuck   Jan-02-07 02:01 PM   #19 
  - I don't understand the beef against this.  Rosemary2205   Jan-02-07 01:28 PM   #11 
  - The only time a passport is supposed to be checked by  conscious evolution   Jan-02-07 01:48 PM   #16 
  - Do people routinely carry a passport everywhere?  Rosemary2205   Jan-02-07 01:55 PM   #17 
  - Smart Passports: Making Travel Safer?  angry_chuck   Jan-02-07 02:03 PM   #20 
  - when we travel my 12 year old daughter brings hers as an ID, she's tall  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-02-07 02:04 PM   #21 
  - You should carry your passport at all times in a foreign country.  pabsungenis   Jan-02-07 02:19 PM   #24 
  - I use my passport internationally as identification when out of the country  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-02-07 02:56 PM   #25 
     - Same here  conscious evolution   Jan-02-07 03:47 PM   #31 
  - TIA.  NCevilDUer   Jan-02-07 02:12 PM   #22 
  - the thumbprints are just  angry_chuck   Jan-02-07 03:27 PM   #30 
  - Oops, I put my passport in the microwave. Is that "bad" ?  rpgamerd00d   Jan-02-07 01:58 PM   #18 
  - Only for the microwave  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-02-07 02:57 PM   #26 
  - I wish I could renew my passport early  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-02-07 02:15 PM   #23 
     - couldn't you lose it and get a new one?  mod mom   Jan-02-07 04:02 PM   #32 

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