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FOIA Documents Detail DHS/CBP's Rules-Free Rollout Of Biometric Scanning Program

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FOIA Documents Detail DHS/CBPs Rules-Free Rollout Of Biometric Scanning Program

FOIA Documents Detail DHS/CBP's Rules-Free Rollout Of Biometric Scanning Program

The push is on to implement biometric screening at major US airports. The DHS has been pushing this for awhile, telling concerned travelers all they need to do to opt out is not travel. The pilot programs don't seem to have produced anything in the way of actionable results, but the administration's insistence that the US is surrounded by terrorists has dropped a lead foot on the DHS's gas pedal, resulting in an accelerated process that ignores both concerns about biometric scanning tech and the concerns of the traveling public that will be subjected to it.

EPIC's numerous FOIAs have resulted in an impressive stash of documents detailing the DHS's biometric scanning surge.

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