Biometric database to be formed in Israel

Dandelion Salad

by Attila Somfalvi
http://www.ynetnews.com
08.03.08

Government approves bill calling for creation of database of all Israeli citizens. Data to include fingerprints, computerized facial features embedded on IDs, passports

The government approved Sunday a motion calling for the establishment of a biometric database by the Ministry of Interior and the Public Security Ministry.

The motion, dubbed the “identification card, travel papers and biometrics database bill,” will now be referred back to the various Knesset committees, which would ready it for its Knesset votes.

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