Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Biometric ID Gathering: India

India has launched a nationwide program involving the allocation of a Unique Identification Number (UID) to every single one of its 1.2 billion residents. Each of the numbers will be tied to the biometric data of the recipient using three different forms of information – fingerprints, iris scans, and pictures of the face. All ten digits of the hand will be recorded, and both eyes will be scanned.[1]

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Note the fear tactics they used in order to get them to cooperate?