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Cheese, tulips and biometrics

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the Netherlands. It is an innovation that is revolutionary in terms of the impact it will have on society, commerce and civil liberties. Yet, this revolution is taking place with scarcely any detectable public discussion of the issue. The revolution I am speaking of is the use of biometrics to authenticate the identities of people in daily situations.

Written by Paul Raines21 Aug. 08 22:00