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FBI aims for world's largest biometrics database

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posted on Dec, 22 2007 @ 12:57 PM
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FBI aims for world's largest biometrics database


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is embarking on a $1 billion project to build the world's largest computer database of biometrics to give the government more ways to identify people at home and abroad, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

The FBI has already started compiling digital images of faces, fingerprints and palm patterns in its systems, the paper said.
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posted on Dec, 22 2007 @ 12:57 PM
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Here we go. They also will keep records attained in criminal background checks for private companies as well. "Only at the conpanies request *wink* *wink*.

All fo this sounds great on the surface, but the potential for abuse is still pretty high.

Pretty soon a comprehensive DNA database. If it already does not exist that is.

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