- •The Prüm System transnational exchange of DNA data involves 25 EU Member- States.
- •More than 13 million DNA profiles can potentially be exchanged.
- •Genetic profiles from unidentified bodies related to civil identification are being exchanged within the Prüm system.
- •Future plans include exchange of facial recognition data.
- •Ethical debate is urgent.
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