Privacy watchdog condemns US visit

Tuesday, 5 October 2004, 12:54 PM EST

The United States' new biometric system of border controls violates civil rights without delivering security, the head of the London-based civil liberties watchdog Privacy International has warned.

The system involves a "wholesale and aggressive violation" of privacy but was also likely to generate errors and eventually collapse under its own weight, Privacy International director Simon Davies said.

By Philip Willan at Computer Weekly.

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