In a nutshell, the problems with the federally mandated Real ID system

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Click on the awesome XKCD strip to see the horror, as it was executed in Oklahoma.

Your security is only as good as the most negligent programmer on staff. Once it’s all integrated, you multiply the number of careless schmucks by, oh, about fifty. Nope, wait, sorry. That’s just the number of states. Lets try all the counties and municipalities, too. Maybe fifty THOUSAND is closer.

But hey, maybe you’ll eventually be able to remove YOURSELF from the No Fly™ list.


April 15, 2008 · by xalieri · Posted in Everything Else  


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