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The FBI has collected 430,000 iris scans in a so-called ‘pilot program’

Critics say the agency project includes few privacy protections..

As a modestly sized department — policing 2 million citizens with just over 1,800 sworn officers — the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department doesn’t seem like it would be on the cutting edge of surveillance technology.

But the department has quietly become one of the most productive nodes in a nationwide iris-scanning project, collecting iris data from at…

Source: The FBI has collected 430,000 iris scans in a so-called ‘pilot program’ | The Verge

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