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Re: Collocation Access

  • From: John Curran
  • Date: Thu Dec 28 10:37:40 2006

At 12:15 AM -0500 12/28/06, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>At the risk of dragging this to the nth degree... it's already been
>established that the ID yahoos have no idea on what a real ID looks like
>vs a false ID (esp considering all the possible combinations of ID).

That's certainly true in many cases, but not always.   For those folks
that do an offline verification of state-issued drivers license/photo ID's,
they provide a relatively solid anchor for authentication.  Again, this
doesn't imply anything about authorization, but you've at least got a
strong basis for believing that you are dealing with person so named.