“DHS to Move Biometric Data on Hundreds of Millions of People to Amazon Cloud”

“The Homeland Security Department is looking to upgrade the software it uses to analyze biometric data on hundreds of millions of people around the globe, and it plans to store that information in Amazon’s cloud.

The agency’s Office of Biometric Identification Management will replace its legacy biometric analysis platform, called the Automated Biometric Identification System, or IDENT, with a new, more robust system hosted by Amazon Web Services, according to a request for information released Monday…”

https://www.nextgov.com/it-modernization/2019/06/dhs-move-biometric-data-hundreds-millions-people-amazon-cloud/157837/

This is an aweful idea. Big Tech is already sabotaging American citizens civil rights, speech, privacy, you name it and the military wants to make it easier for them to potentially steal data. This is not a good look.

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