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Censorship or Editing?

Curiously, Computer Weekly has removed a paragraph from my column on identity cards. The original, 'True Lies', can be found further below but you decide whether the next paragraph presents a problem or perhaps one is no longer allowed to report matters as one sees them.

"Of course and as one Sunday newspaper points out, when it comes to identity cards, technology runs second to the more important matter of political correctness and instead of a photograph, there will be an exemption for religious groups, who will only have to give fingerprint and iris-recognition data. So, no photograph then, a well-proven means of swiftly being able to tell if you happen to look like you and not Tom Jones and you’ll be able to point at the fingerprint on the card and say, “That’s me before I shaved off the beard and lost some weight”, conveniently ignoring a report published earlier this year in "New Scientist that claims that there is little scientific basis for the infallibility of fingerprints, and that what research there is, is fatally flawed"

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