Biometrics Code of Practice – Draft for Comment at the British Standards Institute

A draft for public comment of a new “Publicly Available Specification” (PAS) is available until October 5th. PAS’s are not full standards and have not been through the same level of (time-consuming) consensus-assurance as such.

The full title is “Code of practice for the planning, implementation and operation of a biometric system” and it is otherwise known as PAS92:2010. This PAS looks like a helpful guide to a complex legal, technical and ethically-contentious area (I am no expert to comment on its accuracy).

Comments may be made via the BSI drafts website, specifically for PAS92 at http://drafts.bsigroup.com/Home/Details/591. You will need to register.

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