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New Fingerprint Tech Could Mean Never Losing Your Keys Again

Scientists in Great Britain hope you may never have to worry about losing your keys or forgetting your password again.

University of Warwick researchers have unveiled a new fingerprint recognition technology, which allows them to "unwarp" distorted prints...

No story about biometrics is complete without mentioning privacy concerns. As they say in business, if you can measure it, you can manage it. And not everyone wants to be managed, especially if the government or a big corporation has the calipers. As the Electronic Frontier Foundation summed it up, "Biometric technology is inherently individuating and interfaces easily to database technology, making privacy violations easier and more damaging."

Tuesday, October 2, 2007
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