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CIA's Secret Fear: High-Tech Border Checks Will Blow Spies' Cover [Video]

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When Tom Cruise had to break into police headquarters in Minority Report, the futuristic crime thriller, he got past the iris scanners with ease: He just swapped out his eyeballs. More »
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Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (6 years ago)

Looks like Edwin A. Salt is about to add some spice to its script. Although Tom Cruise was originally attached to play the 2010 thriller's title character — a member of the CIA who's accused of spying for the Russians...... Read Post

CIA’s Secret Fear: High-Tech Border Checks Will Blow Spies’ Cover

Industries / Military : Danger Room (2 years ago)

Advanced biometric border-control technologies like iris and fingerprint scanners, implemented after 9/11 to trip up terrorists and international criminals, are also giving the CIA's undercover agents fits. Read Post

High-tech border crossings stymie spies

Technology / Gadgets : Boing Boing Gadgets (2 years ago)

The CIA fears high-tech customs checks, writes Jeff Stein: "The increasing deployment of iris scanners and biometric passports at worldwide airports, hotels and business headquarters, designed to catch terrorists and criminals, are ... Read Post

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