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    “The Vietnamese government will begin collecting biometric information from its citizens for identification purposes beginning in July this year.

    “Prime minister Pham Minh Chinh instructed the nation’s Ministry of Public Security to collect the data in the form of iris scans, voice samples and actual DNA, in accordance with amendments to Vietnam’s Law on Citizen Identification.”

    https://www.theregister.com/2024/02/20/vietnam_id_cards_dna/

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    This is beyond Orwell. But, hey, our clothes retailers source some really cheap textiles there, so I guess it’s ok…/sarcasm

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