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Mexico to become first country to use iris scans on ID cards

Posted By admin On January 23, 2011 @ 6:26 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

London Telegraph [1]
Jan 23, 2011

Mexico will on Monday become the first country to start using iris scans for identity cards, according to the government.

The documents, which will include the eye’s image as well as fingerprints, a photo and signature, will be 99 per cent reliable, according to Felipe Zamora, who is responsible for legal affairs at the┬áMexican interior ministry.

“The legal, technical and financial conditions are ready to start the process of issuing this identity document,” Felipe Zamora, responsible for legal affairs at the Mexican Interior Ministry, told journalists Thursday.

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