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 August 3, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Over the past year, nearly half a million people in Finland have been fingerprinted for the national passport registry. This is due to an EU mandate that calls on passport applicants to provide biometric information to authenticate their identity.

Now police want to be given access to the fingerprint registry to help in criminal investigations.


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