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«We can't imagine a more hostile reaction to the wave of privacy concerns sweeping the world right now than debuting a proprietary, network-accessible fingerprint scanner as your new 'feature'», Stefano Costa, latchkeyed, Jakukyo Friel and 16 others likes this.

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Putting the privacy concerns aside for a moment - I can't think of a single device where fingerprint recognition is a more appropriate unlock method.

Owen Shepherd at 2013-09-11T18:48:33Z

Fingerprint scanning technology on their phones seems great to Apple buyers now -- until it gets cracked and sold to the highest bidder or worse used by governments for whatever they want. It's a technology begging to be abused.

I know most govts already have most of our fingerprints but it also exposes people who have reasons to be anonymous (dissidents, whistleblowers, witnesses, minors, etc.).

blackomegarey at 2013-09-12T00:00:32Z

@Hugo it looks like Queball is a troller. LOLZ.

blackomegarey at 2013-09-12T00:03:46Z

@George: regarding criminals using the fringerprint technology on their iPhones--I think Darwin's law applies here.

blackomegarey at 2013-09-12T00:18:38Z