> The system will be accessed via GOV.UK
> or a smartphone app,
> the report praised the security and privacy credentials promised for the database of citizen numbers.
Hahahahaha! Oh, you weren't joking?
> the citizen first logs into a Home Office system with their passport and an additional piece of verified data – such as a selfie
> receives a four-digit code to share with the boss.
Wow a whole 4 digits. Let me guess... they will be assigned sequentially. (facepalm) And what happens when you have more than 10k people needing a job?
> They enter that code into the Home Office's verification service and receive only the relevant info.
Hahahahahahahah! Oh, you still aren't joking? So add 1 to the code and you'll receive someone else's info.
Dear government, just fucking no.