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for some reason, all I can think about whenever biometrics come up, is
worrying about someone cutting off my finger or ripping out my eyeball.
never discount the stupidity of criminals!
down with biometrics; I like to keep my parts
Posted Apr 4, 2008 22:58 UTC (Fri) by mpokrywka (subscriber, #43229)
Heh, I loved Wesley Snipes "hacking" retinal scanner in Demolition Man...
My favorite sci-fi book "Limes Inferior" by J. Zajdel (1982) had "glove makers" - criminals
stripping victims hand skin to access fingerprint guarded "key/wallet" (unfortunately book
were not translated to english).
Lets hope biometrics won't be implemented in everyday's use...
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