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Innovation by Policy: A Study of the Electronic Passport

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dc.contributor.author Bronk, Chris
dc.date.accessioned 2008-02-06T15:59:58Z
dc.date.available 2008-02-06T15:59:58Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/20481
dc.description.abstract The author argues that the congressional mandate to create a biometrically enabled, electronic passport put political goals ahead of the technically feasible. Congress wrote into law a directive to create an advanced computer imaging technology—that did not, and likely still does not, exist—by producing legislation demanding an electronic passport as the “silver bullet” rhetorical solution to an immensely complex problem.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Baker Institute
dc.subject terrorism
homeland security
information technology
passport
immigration
dc.title Innovation by Policy: A Study of the Electronic Passport
dc.type Article
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dc.identifier.citation Bronk, Chris. (2007). "Innovation by Policy: A Study of the Electronic Passport."

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