Jul 292015
 July 29, 2015  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Joe Cadillic kindly sends along this post by sosadmin:

The Department of Homeland Security is set to begin a biometric identification exit pilot program at ten major US airports, targeted at specific classes of non-US citizens. Under the pilot, which will last one year, Customs Border Protection agents will stand at departure gates at select airports and “utilize wireless handheld devices to collect biographic and biometric information from certain aliens upon departure, biometrically record their departure, and screen their biometric data against a DHS biometric database in real time,” according to a DHS general notice in the federal register.

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