InformationBig Brother, Holocaust, and the Rapture all come to mind when hearing the news about Biometrics. Both the government in general and Homeland Security are increasing their efforts toward widespread biometrics. However, recently 9 million Israelis have had their information stolen.

Whenever a foreigner enters the United States their photographs and fingerprints, which comprise their biometric data, are compared against the huge US-VISIT database. If they are not in the database, their information is entered. Not only does the service aid in uncovering criminals, it also inhibits identity theft. So governments all over the world are implementing biometrics.

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