[ExI] Immaculate Election
sparge at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 14:53:27 UTC 2021
On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 9:38 AM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> The main argument against the USA issuing national ID is that Americans
> the right to privacy encoded in the constitution, article 4.
How would an ID violate privacy?
> An alternative would be face recognition technology and other biometric
> identification. Since humans already do that, I don't see why it should be
> illegal to automate it.
That would have serious privacy implications.
> Our justice system sacrifices speed for public trust, which is why trials
> take so long but we trust the outcome.
It's often too slow and many of us don't trust the outcomes.
> Our election system sacrifices
> public trust for speed, which is why election results are fast but we
> distrust the outcome.
It's OK to distrust the outcome if there's evidence of a problem. Every
challenge to the 2020 election was thrown out of court because of the lack
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