David Canton's regular column in the London Free Press is about the insecurity of databases that are used to establish identity and government initiatives to make ID more secure:
London Free Press: Business Section - Non-secure ID database scary prospect:
"After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, governments began looking for solutions to identification problems that had plagued them for decades. The United Kingdom and the United States suggested introducing national identification cards and driver's licences respectively with 'smart card' radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies. Canada has also considered the idea...."