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21 April, 2006

'Renew for freedom'

NØ2IDBrits who feel especially strongly about avoiding the National Identity Register (aka ID cards, though the cards themselves are secondary) as long as possible are recommended to renew their passports before October, when new regulations are due to take effect, preferably beforehand, as it's possible the Government may attempt to prevent large numbers of people avoiding 'the draft'.

The NO2ID campaign group are asking that those considering early renewal do so during May, specifically to coordinate the impact on Passport Offices and make some sort of collective statement. I don't do collectivism (and my current passport has another 8½ years to run), but others might wish to participate.

Remember, once you're on the Register, you're on for life, and are liable to keep the Government's records about you up-to-date. That includes being liable for their errors.


Hari's getting a passport in May. But then that's because she doesn't have one yet and we're intending to go to France this summer.

Like you, I have at least 8 years on my current passport, so I'm not in a rush to renew it.

Posted by Neil T. at April 21, 2006 05:04 PM
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