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EU plans to include fingerprints in identity cards are unjustified and unnecessary

By | June 11, 2018

London, UK, 11 June 2018 – The European Commission has published a proposal calling for the mandatory inclusion of biometrics (two fingerprints and a facial image) in all EU Member States’ identity cards. The demands to include fingerprints are an unnecessary and unjustified infringement on the right to privacy of almost 85% of EU citizens, as explained in a… Read More »