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 May 21, 2018  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Ed Hasbrouck writes:

The state of Alaska has sent us a whopper of a “the records you have requested do not exist” response to one of our attempts to find out about government oversight (or lack thereof) of the private contractor operating the national ID database created to implement the REAL-ID Act of 2005.

Here’s what’s happened and why it’s significant:

Read more on Papers, Please!  Reading through this all was somewhat tortuous, but if you are a resident of Alaska or ever had a driver’s license there, you should probably read the whole article to try to figure out why the state is not being more transparent about what has gone on with the REAL-ID database.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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