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  1. EFF Sues Justice Department for Records About FBI’s Plans for Rapid DNA
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    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI to gain access to documents revealing the government’s plans to use Rapid DNA.
  2. The FBI's secret biometrics database they don't want you to see
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wants to prevent information about its creepy biometric database, which contains fingerprint, face, iris, and voice scans of millions of Americans, from getting out to the public. The Department of Justice has come up with a proposal to exempt the biometric database from public disclosure. It states that the Next Generation Identification System (NGI) should not be subject to the Privacy Act, which requires federal agencies to give people access to records that have been collected concerning them, "allowing them to verify and correct them if needed."
  3. How California police are tracking your biometric data in the field
    Agencies are using mobile fingerprint scanners, tattoo and facial recognition software

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    EFF and MuckRock got together to reveal how state and local law enforcement agencies are using mobile biometric technology in the field by filing public records requests around the country. Thousands of pages of documents were obtained from more than 30 agencies.

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