Groups Provide Input to OSTP on Uses of Biometric Technologies

In response to a request from the White House Office of Science and Technology for input about the public and private uses of biometric technologies, Consumer Federation of America, the Center for Digital Democracy, and EPIC submitted comments stressing the importance of robust, timely, and transparent impact assessments to mitigate the privacy and human rights risks, highlighting the need for rigorous impact assessments that broadly consider the potential impact and apply to all biometric technologies, and articulating key factors that impact assessments should consider.