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New Jersey Drivers License Swipe Law

New Jersey passed the Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act (S-1913) on July 21, 2017.New Jersey’s law generally aligns with about a third of other states that have such laws, limiting the purposes and type of information a retailer may scan and retain from identification cards and goes further in specifying data storage requirements and requiring notification…

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See the New, More Secure Canadian Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards

New Prince Edward Island Driver's License

Following the increased security measures numerous USA states have been implementing for their residents’ driver’s licenses and ID cards, the four Atlantic Canadian provinces are redesigning their driver’s licenses and ID cards to better protect their citizens from identity theft, fraud, and forgery. Starting in November, the new ID cards and driver’s licenses, to be…

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REAL ID Compliance In Effect for Michigan’s Driver’s License Design

REAL ID-compliant Michigan Driver's License

To accommodate the REAL ID requirements put into effect October 1, 2020, Michigan residents are being issued new, REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and state IDs. The new Michigan driver’s license and state ID cards feature a star in the upper corner, easily identifying them as REAL ID compliant: Current license holders are not required to…

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IDWedgeKB USB Serial Connection with Linux Ubunto Raspberry Pi

How to connection IDWedgeKB using USB Serial CDC driver to Linux Operating system IDWedgeKB is a drivers license scanner with embedded drivers license parsing that interfaces to a computer as a USB Keyboard or USB Serial port. This post details how to connect from Linux to the IDWedgeKB when it’s setup as a serial device…

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New Hampshire Privacy Law

  New Hampshire law seems to allow Pawnbrokers to use ID Scanners, but all others need authorization from the department of motor vehicles.   See section X below.   If anyone is aware of another regulation which grants authorization to those selling age sensitive products, please coment below. Also seems if one can prove due…

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Arizona Affirmative Defense

ID Scanner Records Identification Information 4-241 A.R.S. §4-241: Selling or giving liquor to underage person: illegally obtaining liquor by underage person: violation: classification: definitions If a licensee, an employee of the licensee or any other person questions or has reason to question that the person ordering, purchasing, attempting to purchase or otherwise procuring or attempting…

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Utah ID Scanner Law

Utah Mandates and Regulates use of ID Scanners in Clubs In March of 2010, Utah was the first state to mandate the use of ID Scanners. Utah Club Liquor License Summary The DABC does not provide a list of approved scanners. ID scanners (electronic age verification devices) are available from multiple manufacturers and vendors. An…

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Legislation in West Virginia

West Virginia ID Scanner Law Affirmative Defense and Privacy Excerpt: …A licensee, who: (i) Has installed a transaction scan device in its licensed premises; and (ii) can demonstrate that it requires each employee, servant, or agent to verify the age of any individual to whom liquor is sold, furnished, or given away by the use of…

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Nebraska ID Scanner Legislation

Nebraska ID Scanner law In April of 2010, Nebraska changed the law on the use of ID Scanners. Originally the law prevented the user or scanner from saving any data. Now the law allows for ID Scanner to save the ID number and/or the calculated age of ID presented. The scanner may not retain name…

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