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Re: And when your biometric data gets stolen?

Good observation, biometrics are best used to prove who you are - not authenticate as credential. It is only a matter of time before biometrics are rendered utterly useless as a weak authenticator method.

As biometric repositories build up around the globe the possibility of false acceptance rises, I would foresee Asia as the first continent by population that has their biometric profiles copied! Between the Indian Aadhar initiative and the secretive Chinese authorities, they will probably file all but your back village laborer’s profiles before this year is out!

How can you trust “probably” when your profile is dotted about everywhere, analogous to walking around with 'that' post-it note on your forehead!

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