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Putting mankind first in an age of mass data collection and machine learning is vital, according to a new report from the UK’s Royal Society and British Academy.

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by Peter Warren and Michael Streeter

GOVERNMENT plans for an identity card could cost UK businesses a massive £3bn in hidden expenses. Experts have warned that switching from National Insurance numbers to biometric ID cards will cause huge knock-on administrative burdens to industry.

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Leaked document raises questions about biometrics viability for ID cards

A government intelligence agency has warned that current biometric technology may not be good enough for internal Whitehall use, according to a document leaked to Computing’.

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FOREIGN companies are lined up for a multi-billion pound bonanza introducing the Government’s controversial identity card scheme, with no large British company likely to be involved in leading the project.

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