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Blue Ribbon Campaign
Electronic Frontier Foundation campaign to prevent online censorship

Association for Biometrics
International Forum

The Biometric Reference Site

The Biometric Consortium
The Biometric Consortium serves as the US Government's focal point for research, development, test, evaluation, and application of biometric-based personal identification/verification technology.

Biometrics Institute
The Biometric Reference Site

The International Biometric Industry Association (IBIA)
IBIA is a trade association founded in September 1998 in Washington, D.C., to advance, advocate, defend and support the collective international interests of the biometric industry. IBIA is governed by and for biometric developers, manufacturers and integrators, and is impartially dedicated to serve all biometric technologies in all applications.

European Biometrics Forum

Critique of Biometrics

Politech facecam archive

Politech biometrics archive

International Telecommuniton Union Shows How to Spoof a Fingerprint

Counterpane - Listing of Essays on the Uses And Abuses of Biometrics

Network World Fusion - “Face-off: Is the use of biometrics an invasion of privacy?”, Face-off: Is the use of biometrics an invasion of privacy?
Article by Barry Steinhardt of the ACLU

Counterpane - Biometrics: Truths and Fictions

IBG BioPrivacy Initiative - Best Practices, Technology Risk Ratings, and FAQ

San Francisco Chronicle - No Silver Bullets: Giving Up Privacy for Security Will Leave Us With Neither

Novell - Overview of Biometrics

CFP Presentation - The US/Mexico Border Crossing Card (BCC): A Case Study in Biometric, Machine-Readable ID

Pay for Your Groceries with Your Thumbprint

The “Smart Cards and Biometrics: An Appropriate Answer to Terrorism” conference provided an excellent insight into the ongoing debate over national security and the publicís right to privacy. All three panelists presented clear and comprehensive arguments for and against smart cards and biometrics. While everyone in the room was clearly concerned over the privacy violation smart cards and biometrics as security measures pose to the general public, the panelists were not completely abolishing the idea of introducing such safety measures into society, but rather wanted to show the audience that these measures were merely “quick fixes” to the problem, not real solutions, Pc3 Village

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