Re: Biometric ID Card

From: S Moonesamy <>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:33:28 -0700

Hi Ish,
At 11:52 15-09-2015, Ish Sookun wrote:
>Answer by Mr. G. Pavaday: "Yes. We are keeping the photograph in a database."
>According to me the only reason to have a photo in a database is to
>be able to use it for matching purposes. However, the Supreme Court
>judgement was against any storage of biometric data. Therefore my
>question is, shouldn't this database of photographs be destroyed as well?

The photographs which are stored in the Central Population Database
would have to be destroyed. The case is similar to the other
personal biometric data, e.g. the fingerprints.

S. Moonesamy
Received on Tue Sep 15 2015 - 20:34:13 PST

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