When they Start Asking, “Why do We Use Social Security Numbers?”

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After all the Social Security numbers in America became compromised with a hack of government data, I wondered the same question that was asked on MSN, “Why do we still use Social Security numbers?”  The answer to the question is that we wanted to use the card as a unique identifier so that the government and companies with whom we’re seeking to do business could verify our identification.  It was warned not to carry the card around so it didn’t fall into other’s hands, but it was asked for endlessly, so we found we needed to carry it with us.  Then purses and wallets were stolen, and it fell into other’s hands.  But that was nothing compared to what happened when everything was being done by way of the internet, and websites endlessly asked for the social security number as a unique identifier, and so we gave it.  Now tons of databases are filled with our social security numbers and they’re getting hacked regularly now.

These cyber criminals who hack this information will simply continue to sell what they have found and it will propagate in every database of every cyber criminal on the planet.  It’s information that can’t be purged by any government effort.  It would take finding one pc at a time and then deleting each copy at a time.  In the meantime, it continues to propagate while the slow search goes on.  So, what alternative do we have?

Oh, I have an idea.  The idea can be found in the Bible.  You must require something that can’t be duplicated.  You got it, one’s own DNA.  I pointed this out in an article before, but this article found on the Home page for the Microsoft browser was one of the first times I saw one questioning our use of Social Security numbers.  Which as this website is dedicated to pointing out, this is a warning sign toward the end times.  The goal of this movement is to remove methods used to be secret and hidden by making sure there’s a way for legitimate companies and government bodies to verify the identity of anyone trying to do something on a secured intra-net only to be used and accessed by people who willingly gave even their own DNA as a unique identifier.   Machines will scan a person’s hand containing a chip that only works when in the body, and which doesn’t identify the DNA, but verifies the chip is in the body of that person.  No one can duplicate that.  The machines that verify DNA IDs, will send it’s own unique ID (perhaps regularly changing like IP addresses)  so that hackers can’t intercept a verification and mimic it with a change of a bank account or address to send products.

Anyway, keep an eye out for a move in this direction.  With Mark Zuckerberg getting interviewed in the past week by the American Congress because of compromised personal data, the time for this DNA ID draws nearer.