Re: Deletion of biometric data

From: Ish Sookun <>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2017 21:55:54 +0400

Hi SM,

On 30/04/17 17:51, S Moonesamy wrote:
> Here is what I understood from the above; the persons making the legal
> attestation would have to understand the deletion procedure or else the
> attestation cannot be trusted. It is not possible to gain trust when
> there is misleading information or when the matter is shrouded in secrecy.

Yes, that's precisely what I mean.

> I don't know what to believe given the contradictory information about
> the card.

It's not just contradictory but a dubious reluctance on part of the
authorities to engage in open discussions.

> There is paragraph about "primary identifier" at
> If that is an advantage, why hasn't it been deployed yet?

It's not even clear what problem(s) have they been trying to solve. I
only understood that the improvement has been for the staff to scan the
bar code & search rather than typing a name or ID number.


Ish Sookun
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Received on Wed May 03 2017 - 17:56:13 PST

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