Yep, I think you have hit the nail on the head there Horatio, A clandestine attempt to introduce another form of surveillance, Tell us it is for our protection first then who knows what else is being gathered and stored and who will have access to it all, Road tolls, Insurance companys, Your work, etc etc ...The idea of hiding your plates on-line is still a good 'un. If the crooks have any sense, they won't want to clone a local vehicle. If you live in Aberdeen and you clone the ID of a car that's based in Cardiff, then you're a lot less likely to bump into the original car's owner than if you just keep your eyes peeled for a similar car in your area and get plates made up to match that.
Having read the article, I actually quite liked the idea of the chip, linked to ANPR cameras. But it would have to be on the understanding that these cameras would automatically discard any images of cars that were found to have matching chips and plates, and that the whole system wasn't just some clandestine attempt to sneak road toll technology out into the field.
Hi Otto i watched a program last week on this and thats just it, it not the card holders problem, do not ask me how they do it but its being done at a astounding rate but the card holder is left with the nightmare and trying to explain that they have not shared there details but someone has found a way round it and there is cloned card galore:crazy: :steam:That was the whole idea of the chip & pin Donald to change the onus from the Banks/retailer to the customer that is why there was the great rush to implement it.
No one handles it but you ?
Its very scary indeed i do not use them or have them but if i did it would well protected to say the least,welcome to todays world:crazy: :steam: what is it all coming toPeople are to free with their cards giving it to waiters etc and inputting pins in front of them while lets say not quite sober, Leaving cards behind bars to pay for drinks tabs etc giving a card to an employee who has only being there a couple of days all leaves the cardholder open to cloning .