palewook writes: "Swadhin Kshatriya, the State Housing Department Principal Secretary, approved a plan to begin tagging residents living in the slums of Mumbai, India with a Bio-ID.
The biometric identification system is based on creating an individual's unique number from the image of their eyeball and thumb impression. The Indian state of Maharashtra has yet to reveal how many of the 4.5 million people living in affected area of Mumbai will be placed into the "identification process"."
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