[LINK] Card to 'save billions'
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Thu Mar 30 21:33:45 EST 2006
>Improved authentication technology made possible by allowed by smartcards
>would make it easier for Australians to interact with government
>departments and agencies.
I see so they'll know they kidnapped my baby, pursued several criminal
charges that were dismissed ...
Hey there is an upside, next time they want to charge me with some stupid
trumped up fabricated criminal offence, they can read my smartcard, see
that they loose EVERY TIME without fail and hand the card back with a $20
>Mr Costello moved to allay privacy concerns related to the government's
>proposed e-Services card, saying advances in security technology meant
>cardholders could be confident that their personal information would be
Yes, great security. Oh really, I just can't be bothered listing it all:
ICAC (missing documents)
AFP (missing evidence causing 461 POI's to be ignored)
Then we can get into the terrorists ...
>"Internet banking is an area that is secure,
So what's Phishing?
>military intelligence and communications are secure,"
<rofl> people believe anything!
>Mr Costello said. "If you are prepared to invest
>enough, in the expertise, you can make these things secure against hackers."
And forget the one fundamental rule that determines all of this:
If there is a legal way in, there is an illegal way in.
Then again, I did get a call to ... no I can't say anything for 26 more years.
>Human Services Minister Joe Hockey is expected to brief Cabinet on the
>eGovernment smartcard that will be issued to all Australians who access
>social services - including Medicare.
Oh GOODIE! Medicare and Centrelink all on one card.
Hey it's true - this smart card really will reduce costs to the Taxpayer.
You can sack all of the staff at Medicare now, because Centrelink can do
the job in one place at one time! And with the new Industrial Relations
Laws, the Medicare staff have no come back!
Man, that's just totally awesome! What's medicare cost to staff these days?
>The eServices card would be issued to all Australians who accessed social
>services - including Medicare - and is expected to be rolled out to more than
>17 million Australians over the next five years.
I'm going to stop. Big Brother is calling me.
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