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This is a Transcript of the online article in www.Telegraph.co.uk :-

British police are in talks with the FBI about setting up an international database with details of 
irises, palms and fingerprints to help catch criminals and terrorists, it has been revealed.
 	
The project, known as Server in the Sky, would enable biometric details and measurements as well as 
personal information of suspects to be swapped between countries. 

It is being coordinated by America but discussions are being held with the UK, Australia, Canada and 
New Zealand, all of which have formed a working group, the International Information Consortium, to plan their strategy.

The FBI is said to be keen to urge police forces of allied countries to work together to improve international security.

Such a database could hold details of millions of suspects and one section would feature the world's most wanted criminals.
A spokesman from the FBI told The Guardian newspaper: "Server in the Sky is an FBI initiative designed to foster the
advanced search and exchange of biometric information on a global scale.


Barry Williams
19th. January 2008
Principal Consultant
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