Jul 152009
 
 July 15, 2009  Posted by  Govt, Non-U.S., Surveillance

The Indian government has announced that it is to issue all of its 1.2 billion citizens with biometric identity cards.

The operation will be run by the Unique Identification Authority, a new government department created specifically for the task of assigning every living Indian an exclusive number and gathering and electronically storing their personal details.

Read more on The Telegraph.

Thanks to the The Jeff Farias Show.com for sending me this lead.

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