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**PARTNER CONTENT** Redfish investigates iris-scanning technology in UN refugee camps

July 31, 2018 at 08:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Iris-scanning technology is increasingly being deployed by UN agencies in refugee camps across the world to harvest the biometric data of refugees. Governments and aid agencies claim that this is a secure and efficient way of gathering data and distributing aid relief to refugees. But is this really the case or are vulnerable people being used as guinea pigs to test new biometric technology?

Redfish travels to the world’s biggest refugee camp in Jordan to investigate how biometric recognition technology is being used on refugees, how their data is being handled and who profits from it.

To get the full transcript of this video in English, please contact cd@ruptly.tv

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Iris-scanning technology is increasingly being deployed by UN agencies in refugee camps across the world to harvest the biometric data of refugees. Governments and aid agencies claim that this is a secure and efficient way of gathering data and distributing aid relief to refugees. But is this really the case or are vulnerable people being used as guinea pigs to test new biometric technology?

Redfish travels to the world’s biggest refugee camp in Jordan to investigate how biometric recognition technology is being used on refugees, how their data is being handled and who profits from it.

To get the full transcript of this video in English, please contact cd@ruptly.tv

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