Ellison: National ID card offer

Meltsner, Kenneth Kenneth.Meltsner@ca.com
Wed, 17 Oct 2001 18:20:44 -0400

Or at least whacking things with blunt objects -- nails are useful artifacts, but I wouldn't say the same thing about national ID cards.


-----Original Message-----
From: Rodent of Unusual Size [mailto:Ken.Coar@Golux.Com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 3:53 PM
To: Flatware or Road Kill?
Subject: Re: Ellison: National ID card offer

Jim Whitehead wrote:
> ``but because I shut up the critics who were saying, `Gee,
> Larry Ellison wants to build a national database because he
> wants to sell more databases,' which is pretty cynical
> and bizarre.''

I don't think it is.  When you're in the business of making
hammers, every solution you propose is going to involve nails..