Check This Out.....
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Fri Sep 15 22:28:54 MDT 2000
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>From: "Stephen A. Frye" <safrye at concentric.net>
>Reply-To: Open discussion of current events <RUSHTALK at hermes.csdco.com>
>To: RUSHTALK at hermes.csdco.com
>Subject: Re: Check This Out.....
>Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 13:03:54 -0700
> >This is a prime example of what I was talking about the other day: there
> >no law requiring it, but the government operates as if there were and the
> >courts "rubber stamp" it. They put pressure on the people they want to
> >demand this number (such as the banks, who can't operate if the
> >bureaucrats make it tough on them). So we have a "de facto" requirement,
> >backed by law, but which is enforced anyway.
>Actually banks allow a choice: SSN, or tax payer ID number.
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