UK ditches single ID database

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 12:00 AM EST

The UK government has ditched plans to put all our identities on one big database, saying that sticking with existing systems will help cut fraud and save money.

But this is not a U-turn. Home Secretary John Reid was very clear about that. The system will now be built using existing data, with additional information being stored on existing databases.

At The Register.

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