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Why Are People Worrying About the NSA Stealing Their Fingerprints?

Publisher: 
VICE UK
Publication date: 
01-Oct-2013
Author(s): 
Joseph Cox
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 "We have no set of rules for this yet – there is no convention on what happens and what can be done," Sam Smith from privacy-rights organisation Privacy International told me. "Can the police technically force you to unlock your phone if it’s fingerprinted? The police would argue that they can, but they don't get to unilaterally make the rules."