• For some people, not being able to prove who you are can be a matter of life or death

    26 days ago - By National Geographic

    Here's a scenario many of you are likely familiar with.
    You decide to buy yourself a new mobile phone, so pop down to your friendly mobile phone shop in downtown Washington DC for a browse. After deciding you can't stretch to over $1,500 for the latest iPhone you plump for a cheaper Android device. The friendly shop assistant asks you for a combination of photo ID, proof of your bank details and a utility bill to confirm your address. Being the organised type you spent a few hours the day before rummaging around getting these things together, so you're all prepared. You pay your money...
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