"Among the cables obtained by WikiLeaks are several that point to the State Department's directive to embassy staff to collect human intelligence on foreign diplomats, including biometric information. NPR's Guy Raz talks to Stephanie Schuckers, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Clarkson University, about how one might go about collecting biometric information." -- http://www.npr.org/2010/11/30/131704360/wikileaks-raises-specter-of-biometric-data
Clarkson University is my alma mater. Go "Golden Knights!"