DHS expands biometric use

Thursday, 23 September 2004, 11:30 AM EST

Biometric programs should be expanded to fight terrorism and crime, a Homeland Security Department official said.

However, privacy protections should be kept in mind during that effort, said Asa Hutchinson, DHS' undersecretary for border and transportation security. Hutchinson spoke at the Biometric Consortium Conference in Arlington, Va. "We do not want to give the terrorists a victory by [restricting] our normal patterns of behavior," Hutchinson said.

By Aliya Sternstein at FCW.

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