Law360, New York (July 7, 2017, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center has asked the Transportation Security Administration to consider other options rather than expanding the use of passengers' biometric identifiers collected in connection with its PreCheck program, saying increased gathering and storage of this sensitive information heightens privacy and security risks.
The public interest research center expressed concerns in response to the agency's call for comments about changes to its PreCheck information collection to expand enrollment options and the potential uses of biographic data and biometric identifiers, including possibly using fingerprints to confirm the identity of program participants at airport security, EPIC said Wednesday.
Applicants for the PreCheck program, which...
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