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Biometrics Information Now on Web

The following is taken from the web site.

This site is the central source of information on biometrics-related activities of the Federal government. Two sister sites provide a repository of biometrics-related public information ( and opportunities for discussion ( These websites, working together, were developed to encourage greater collaboration and sharing of information on biometric activities among government departments and agencies; commercial entities; state, regional, and international organizations; and the general public. provides basic information and links to specific biometric activities in the Federal government. The information is organized into 3 main areas

* Biometrics Reference. Provides general information about biometric technologies, government programs and privacy planning

* NSTC Subcommittee on Biometrics. Provides information on the National Science & Technology Council’s Subcommittee on Biometrics. The NSTC, a Cabinet-level Council, is the principal means within the executive branch to coordinate science and technology policy across the diverse entities that make up the Federal research and development enterprise.

* Media. Provides information useful for members of the press, such as press releases, graphics and fast facts.

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