This post was edited by Truth_update at 2013-9-21 05:43|
The brilliant and forward thinking member Kbay was first here to bring up the question of Apple's newest iPhone fingerprint password privacy issue. Apparently the American politicians are now ringing the same privacy and security alarm bells with Apple.
Post time 2013-9-11 18:51:22|View the author only
"Finger print login?
I don't like this idea at all.
Your finger print is not private property.
Nearly all border controls the world over now possesses a copy of your 'personal' finger prints and iris scans.
If my passwords are violated, I can always change to a new more lengthy one.
Can you do that with your finger print and iris patterns?"
This is what they are now saying:
Apple fingerprint tech raises 'privacy questions'
20 September 2013 Last updated at 17:28 GMT
A senior US senator believes the fingerprint recognition technology featured in Apple's new iPhone 5S raises "substantial privacy questions".Senator Al Franken, chairman of the influential Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, has written to Apple boss Tim Cook explaining his security concerns.
After stealing someone's thumbprint, hackers could "impersonate you for the rest of your life," he wrote.