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ID cards may cut queues but learn lessons of history, warn Europeans
15 November 2003

'The words "papers please" have terrible echoes of Europe's most repressive history. The rounding up of Jews, the oppression of migrant workers, and the removal of political undesirables have all been made easier by efficient identity controls.' link

Posted by SteveC at 10:53 AM Sat 15 Nov 2003 Categories: ID Cards , Surveillance & Security , The Guardian