This site contains images and excerpts the use of which have not been pre-authorized. This material is made available for the purpose of analysis and critique, as well as to advance the understanding of political, media and cultural issues. The ‘fair use’ of such material is provided for under U.S. Copyright Law. In accordance with U.S. Code Title 17, Section 107, material on this site (along with credit links and attributions to original sources) is viewable for educational and intellectual purposes. If you are interested in using any copyrighted material from this site for any reason that goes beyond ‘fair use,’ you must first obtain permission from the copyright owner.
Open wide. Very wide. Not sure I could do this. He must be practiced at the scan. I’d need the device from Clockwork Orange.
(credit: Bikas Das/Associated Press caption: A man getting his retina scanned in Kolkata as part of India’s giant identification project. It also involves fingerprints and photographs and aims to give all 1.2 billion Indians an identity record and number for the first time.)
Visit BagNewsNotes: Today’s Media Images Analyzed