Nationally generated I.D. cards?

What do you think about I.D. Cards that everyone will be reqired to have? These cards will contain all of your information, such as birthdate, social security numbers, bank info, address, credit info, and personal history, such as police records, and what not. The cards could possibly have some type of bio-metrics... show more What do you think about I.D. Cards that everyone will be reqired to have? These cards will contain all of your information, such as birthdate, social security numbers, bank info, address, credit info, and personal history, such as police records, and what not. The cards could possibly have some type of bio-metrics device, such as thumbprint scanner, or D.N.A. reader, to try and protect unauthorized users from accessing your info. If the goverment passes the law for these cards, EVERYONE will be required to posess one, and will be required to show, upon request, at risk of serious penalty. The cards could have some serious advantages, such as helping to control terrorism, to working out a good health coverage system for the entire nation, plus it would be used for everything you do, eliminating the need for seperate forms of i.d. The downsides are, no computer system is ever 100% safe, this card system could possibly be breached by hackes, or virui.
Update: it could also cause a new branch of identity theft, where people activley steal others' cards. This could also cause privacy issues, mainly because, whomever needed your card for whatever reason, could see all of your info. On top of this, it would cost A LOT money to get this system into place and implemented.... show more it could also cause a new branch of identity theft, where people activley steal others' cards. This could also cause privacy issues, mainly because, whomever needed your card for whatever reason, could see all of your info. On top of this, it would cost A LOT money to get this system into place and implemented. So, take some time, and think, look it up on Google, if you want, and give me good serious answers, This is for an English comp paper I am writing, and I need good answers! =) Thank you all!
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