EPIC Demands Info About Biometric Tracking At U.S. Borders
Law360, New York (July 20, 2017, 9:59 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center asked a D.C. federal judge Wednesday to force U.S. Customs and Border Protection to fork over information about its use of biometric information at U.S. entry and exit points, as the agency moves toward establishing a tracking system President Donald Trump has said he wants implemented quickly.
At various times over the last year, EPIC has asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s CBP for details about its use of facial recognition and iris scans at key airports and pedestrian crossings along the southwestern border as it works toward deploying a biometric entry-exit tracking system, a process...
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