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About The Issue > Statement of Beth Givens on Real ID and Identity Theft

Real ID Act Will Increase Exposure to ID Theft

by Beth Givens, Director of Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

If you think identity theft is bad now, wait until something called the Real ID Act goes into effect. This law federalizes and standardizes state driver’s licenses for all 50 states, and it will result in something that has been resisted in this country for a long time — a de facto national identity card.

Read Beth Givens’ full statement here.

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