Re: Catastrophic failure
It will fail, sooner or later. People (including myself) thought faking iris was going to be hard, would require consent, etc. Turns out... nope! I'm sure you saw the articles yesterday or the day before about CCC cracking Samsung 8's iris recog.
Biometrics is an arms race. I find it funny that people worry about quantum safe asymmetric crypto, which is much much further away than a biometrics fail, but maybe that's just my opinion.
Speaking as an Indian, I am worried sick about these things, especially if they ever start force-linking it to bank accounts. There **WILL** be massive theft of lots of money from lots of people.
I only hope they hit the really rich people, and not us poor bastards.