Truste survey finds support for government use of biometric IDs

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 11:49 AM EST

Despite some misgivings, an overwhelming number of Americans favor the use of biometric identifiers in passports, driver's licenses and Social Security cards, according to a new survey by Truste, a non-profit online privacy certification organization based in San Francisco.

The same is true when it comes to the use of biometric IDs in credit and debit cards, although most of those who responded to the survey appear to be reluctant to share biometric data with retailers because of privacy concerns.

At Computerworld.

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