(Biometric Update) — Earlier this week, the Knesset passed the biometric database law in its second and third readings after all concerns were addressed and resolved, according to a report by Israel National News.
The move comes a couple months after the Knesset extended Israel’s biometric database pilot program until February 28, in light that the program will likely be approved, albeit with a few revisions.
The bill, which saw a final vote of 39-29 in favor, was significantly revised from its initial version. The Knesset amended the bill to address several privacy concerns.
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