Italian privacy watchdog blocks Salvini’s attempt to put ‘mother and father’ on kids’ ID cards Nov 162018 November 16, 2018 Posted by Dissent Non-U.S. Jessica Phelan reports: Italy’s Data Protection Authority has advised against a reform proposed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that would replace the word ‘parents’ with ‘mother and father’ on children’s national ID cards. The move to favour heterosexual parents was one of Salvini’s earliest pledges upon taking office earlier this year, following an election campaign in which he and his League party played to a socially conservative base. Current application forms for the new electronic Italian ID cards for minors ask for the name of “parent 1” and “parent 2”, which on request can be added to the card itself, notably to make it easier for parents to travel abroad with their children using an ID card instead of a passport. Read more on TheLocal.it. Related Posts:UK: Breadalbane Academy ID card causes data…Big Brother is watching UAE's kids: National ID…UK: End of the road for ID cardsA PogoWasRight.org Response to the FTCUK: ID cards, National Identity Register scrapped Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.