China to Implement Next Generation ID Cards

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 2, 2003

Chinese ID cards to carry genetic sample:

  • The article reports that by 2004, government issued ID cards “will carry an 18-digit code representing a citizen’s genetic code, based on DNA from a blood, hair or cell sample.” This information comes via an article in the French news service transfert.net.
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