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Re: Florida Drivers Permits and a Hello

And somebody, Science Applications International Corp. I think, is 
designing an in-car fingerprint reader / database query-er for cops.  So 
they can check your bona fides on the road sides.


On Tue, 29 Aug 1995, Dave wrote:

> >What possible value could the LEAs get by having your thumbprint digitally
> >encoded on your driver's license?  It's not like the average cop-on-the-beat
> >is qualified to lift a fingerprint and compare it.  Even if he was, how
> >does it benefit that the fingerprint is on the license?
> >
> >This seems silly.
> There are device that will electronicly read fingerprints available now.  So
> with such a device, the LEO would know instantly if you were who you said
> that you were.