The EU Wants to Build One of the World’s Largest Biometric Databases. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

China and India have built the world’s largest biometric databases, but the European Union is about to join the club. The Common Identity Repository (CIR) will consolidate biometric data on almost all visitors and migrants to the bloc, as well as some EU citizens–connecting existing criminal, asylum, and migration databases and integrating new ones. It […]