General Assembly Resolution # 110
A resolution to improve world security by boosting police and military budgets.
The World Assembly;
APPALLED at the actions of individuals and organizations who steal the identities of its persons and businesses to commit fraud, a crime known as identity theft;
HEARTBROKEN by the emotional and financial struggle victims of identity theft have to endure;
DETERMINED to reduce the risks of falling victim to identity theft and to increase the prosecution of identity thieves in all member states;
DEFINES Identity theft, as the crime of obtaining personal or financial information of another person without consent, for the purpose of assuming that person's name and/or to make fraudulent transactions or purchases;
DECLARES that identity theft shall be outlawed in all member states with exemption for the purposes of defense, intelligence and undercover crime fighting with respect given to civil liberties and individual privacy by applicable national and international law;
FURTHER DECLARES that the sale of personal/payment information for the purpose of identity theft shall be outlawed, and member states will commit to prosecute offenders to the fullest extent of the law within their jurisdiction;
CREATES the World Identity Theft Advisory Database as a tool for travelers where member states can list popular methods of identity theft within their nation and to teach citizens on how to avoid it;
ALSO CREATES the International Identity Database, which is only accessible by law enforcement agencies in all member nations. Law enforcement should add any person's account and identity information to this database if they report being a victim of identity theft. The database will notify local police if there are any attempts to use stolen accounts or identities;
DIRECTS member states to work as far as possible within their effective jurisdiction to fight identity theft by means of responding to and resolving reports of identity theft, and working alone or with other member states to root out identity thieves and their gangs;
REQUIRES member states to force convicted identity thieves to pay monetary compensation to the victims of their crime;
ENCOURAGES member states and security firms to research and implement better technologies and security features to cut identity theft;
STRONGLY URGES global financial, trade and retail industries (such as banks/building societies, credit agencies and the retail industry) to implement appropriate levels of strong and up-to-date counter identity theft technologies to protect their customers and to resolve any problems resulting from identity theft.