Social Security ID
A common lament from privacy advocates.
In fact, it's a lie, and it's a (telling) symptom of the Orwellian DoubleThink that we Americans have been programmed to live by since we were incarcerated in government training centers from K-12.
Of course SSN was intended to be a national ID(!)
This kind of double-think is second only to the BBC reporter announcing on Sept 11, 2001 that Bldg 7 had collapsed, even though the skyscraper is still looming large behind her: