International photo ID (was Re: Semi-off-topic - Netiquette ?)
Wed Jul 18 22:54:05 2001
Kjetil Kjernsmo wrote:
> If you don't know what is customary in the country where the person comes
> from, there is no way you can judge the validity of the card.
You're probably right. In The Netherlands, the passport is regarded as the
most trustfull identification. However, already 2 ministers were sent home
by the parliament because they could not get a tamper-resistent passport
produced. A driving license is usually accepted and contains a photo too.
Bank cards don't contain photo's so they are probably wothless, unless
someone can show he can use them at a money machine, which proves he knows
the 4-digit code that is required to use it.
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