Please check out the old site via archive.org – https://web.archive.org/web/20131006011444/http://www.freeidprotection.co.uk/
What was the old site?
It was a set of templates by Jamie Jamieson which you could send to the three UK credit reference agencies. Stating:
Thumbprint Notice of Correction
I, Mr John Smith of 22 Acacia Avenue, Rotherham S65 1AA, date of birth XXth October 19XX declare that when my signature is required for any financial product or service I will authenticate it with my thumbprint. Failure by me to comply with this direction should result in the service or product being withheld.
Any application without a thumb print should be considered fraudulent.
I will inform you in writing, signed and thumb-printed, of any changes to this Notice of Correction.
Keeping your identity safe
Mr Jamieson says signatures should be authenticated by thumbprints
Three years after appearing on Money Box, Jamie Jamieson has convinced credit reference agency Equifax to adopt his idea for safeguarding your identity.
The simple way to foil identity theft
There is a simple and very cheap way to deter ID theft. So why does nobody use it?
John E Dunn | Nov 08, 2005
There world is suddenly overrun with doom-sayers warning the public of identity theft disaster, but few that give much practical advice beyond “buy a paper shredder”, and throw nothing official away that hasn’t been through it.
Scotsman Jamie Jamieson has spent a good part of the last three years trying to convince the UK financial industry that people can, in fact, protect themselves from ID theft disaster in an incredibly rudimentary, low-tech way.