government, ID management, UK

UK: Government Abandons Major ID Management Projects

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Major government projects involving the heavy use of IT contractors, that have been cancelled over the last two years, include the NHS national electronic database, second generation biometric passports, the ID cards programme, the Contact Point child protection database, and the development of new defence technologies.

Judging by the short description here, three of the four cancelled projects mentioned are related to ID management. Even the fourth, defence technologies, could have a large ID management component.

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