What is your position on the debate about national ID cards?

 

What is your position on the debate about national ID cards? Authors Ehrenhalt and Dority both make compelling cases for and against the use of such cards, and for the most part, their debates are grounded in questions of privacy for American citizens. What is privacy? What does it mean to have privacy? Ehrenhalt writes in 1999, and Dority writes in 2002. How might these two author’s change their arguments based on the kinds of technology that we have today—smart phones, GPS trackers, spyware, and more. Is privacy achievable in our advanced state of technological development? Would national ID cards really make a difference in privacy one way or another?  (125 Words)