Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×

Comment Show ID For Sending A Book (Score 1) 151

Today I sent a book via Australia Post to a friend in England, and was asked for ID (Medicare card or drivers license, as we have no ID card as such). Supposedly for any packet, no matter how small or big, the sender will have to show identification, and its information is stored in a database (for how long I don't know, as obviously the chap at the post office had no bloody clue).

All I could find with a first quick google is:

You will need to show ID when sending items.
[http://www.auspost.com.au/BCP/0,1080,CH4381%257EMO19,00.html]

If I hadn't already promised to have it sent this week, I would have just walked out. This is disgusting!

Slashdot Top Deals

Real Users find the one combination of bizarre input values that shuts down the system for days.

Working...