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Western states urge delaying standard driver's license law

July 18, 2007

Department of motor vehicles officials from Western states on Tuesday urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to delay implementation of a law requiring states to standardize driver's licenses...

Derek Slater of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a privacy group, noted that the regulations leave it to states to secure personal information.

"It will be the weakest states' guidelines that will lay the basis of protection," Slater said. "DHS regulations cannot fix the fundamental problems with the Real ID.

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