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Israel cancels fingerprint requirement for biometric passports

Knesset approves: Biometric documents will be valid for ten years - even if the person chose not to save their fingerprint in the database.

Israel cancels fingerprint requirement for biometric passports

Israel to refund buyers of temporary passports

Large numbers of Israelis were forced to shell out for a temporary passport after the switch to a biometric passport overloaded the system.

Israel to refund buyers of temporary passports

Biometric identification database 'far from secure'

'I am always skeptical when government officials claim that tracking technology they wield will help keep citizens safe.'

Biometric identification database 'far from secure'

Knesset passes biometric database law

Law calls for creation of database of faces and fingerprints of all Israeli residents.

Knesset passes biometric database law

Knesset Extends Biometric ID Trial Program

Majority vote allows more time for government to assess success, failures of full switch to fingerprinted ID.

Knesset Extends Biometric ID Trial Program

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.

Could Every Israeli Soon Be Obligated to Get a Biometric ID?

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.

MK Feiglin: Biometric Database is Bad News

Officials Bicker Over Biometric Database's Safety

With much debate, Israel began implementing its biometric database program Monday.

Officials Bicker Over Biometric Database's Safety

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 minister

Former Minister: Stay Away from the Biometric Database

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.

Israeli Biometric Database Program to Begin in Two Weeks

Biometric Database Test Project to Begin Tuesday

Despite protests by privacy groups, Israel will begin amassing biometric data on its citizens beginning Tuesday.

Biometric Database Test Project to Begin Tuesday

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 database

Foreign Workers to be Recorded in Biometric Database