[pp.int.general] European citizens' Initiative - ID requirement & data retention
weyerjerry at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 18:24:11 CET 2012
On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 6:12 PM, Andrew Norton <ktetch at gmail.com> wrote:
> UK has the electoral role. It's updated annually, but also includes
> dates of birth (for those that turn 18 within a year of it being
> published), and it's available, unedited, for supervised viewing by
> ANYONE. Or you can buy a copy which doesn't include people that have
> 'opted out'. It's this version that 192.com searches, for instance.
We have a similar thing.
> Other than that, as a brit, I don't really have any ID numbers. I've got
> my driving license (which is the old green EU paper one, not a
> photocard) and a NI card (somewhere) and of course my passport, but of
> these 3 official uk documents, only one is given to all citizens (NI)
> and then only the UK ones. An EU citizen in the UK wouldn't have them.
> (but they'd have their own id stuff, I guess)
So that's the reason why the UK is one of the countries not having an ID
number requirement :) Thanks or the info! So if the UK can check without ID
I guess other countries can too.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the pp.international.general