Doubts raised over biometric passports

The government's plan to roll out biometric passports next year has been cast in doubt after previous efforts resulted in soaring costs and revised deadlines.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/17/2010 12:00 am EDT

The government's plan to roll out biometric passports next year has been cast in doubt after previous efforts resulted in soaring costs and revised deadlines. At the same time, privacy experts are castigating the government for ignoring security risks in its push to bring the project to bear.

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