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Knesset Extends Biometric ID Trial Program

Knesset Extends Biometric ID Trial Program

Majority vote allows more time for government to assess success, failures of full switch to fingerprinted ID.Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2015, 9:46 AM
Biometric ID Closer to Becoming Mandatory

Biometric ID Closer to Becoming Mandatory

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan to advance legislation to phase the entire country into a biometric ID system to prevent fraud.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2015, 4:55 PM
MK Feiglin: Biometric Database is Bad News

MK Feiglin: Biometric Database is Bad News

"I fear those who are guarding the information more than I fear those who may steal it," says MK Moshe Feiglin.Elad Benari, 7/9/2013, 6:13 AM
Officials Bicker Over Biometric Database's Safety

Officials Bicker Over Biometric Database's Safety

With much debate, Israel began implementing its biometric database program Monday.David Lev, 7/8/2013, 9:34 PM
Former Minister: Stay Away from Biometric Database

Former Minister: Stay Away from Biometric Database

The biometric database is not yet mandatory, and there is no need to rush and volunteer to join it, says a former ministerDavid Lev, 7/7/2013, 10:25 PM
Israeli Biometric Database Pgm Begins in Two Weeks

Israeli Biometric Database Pgm Begins in Two Weeks

The Interior Ministry has announced that Israel’s biometric database program will officially begin in two weeks.Chana Ya'ar, 6/27/2013, 2:26 PM
Biometric Database Test Project to Begin Tuesday

Biometric Database Test Project to Begin Tuesday

Despite protests by privacy groups, Israel will begin amassing biometric data on its citizens beginning Tuesday. David Lev, 1/1/2013, 1:45 AM
Foreign Workers to be Recorded in Bio Database

Foreign Workers to be Recorded in Bio Database

The Interior Ministry is proposing a new regulation to require foreign workers to register with a biometric databaseDavid Lev, 9/13/2012, 3:17 PM