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The Dutch government is treating innocent citizens as potential criminals by storing their fingerprints for passports, according to MEP Sophie in't Veld, who has incited a European Commission investigation into whether Dutch passport legislation breaches EU data protection rules, Radio Netherlands Worldwide reports. The government stores four fingerprints in a central database kept by local councils. European Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding is leading the commission's investigation. In't Veld says the Dutch practice is much more privacy-intrusive than other EU-member states' practices and that the United Nations Human Rights Council is critical of the practice.
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