FBI works on huge biometrics database

Monday, 24 December 2007, 3:30 AM EST

The FBI is embarking on a $US1 billion ($A1.17 billion) project to build the world's largest computer database of biometrics to give the US government more ways to identify people at home and abroad, the Washington Post reported.

The FBI, the main investigative arm of the Department of Justice, has already started compiling digital images of faces, fingerprints and palm patterns in its systems, the paper said.

At MSN.

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