Biometrics Considered For National Identity Card

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Facial-recognition technology is operated at Argus Soloutions August... News PhotoAustralia,Biometrics,Facial Recognition Technology,New South Wales,Science and Technology,Sydney,TechnologyPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2005 Getty ImagesSYDNEY, NSW - AUGUST 11: Facial-recognition technology is operated at Argus Soloutions August 11, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian Federal Government are considering including biometric data such as fingerprints, iris scans, or facial recognition on a national identity card in a bid to combat fraud, illegal immigration and terrorism. Details of individuals' biometrics would be stored on the card in an algorithmic code to prevent identity theft. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)