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A bit of a wild guess here: privacy and anonymity. Having worked on ePassport software, I can tell you that developers need to be extra careful when handling users' fingerprint and iris data. Think of how careful we are about storing usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, etc, then consider that in the case of a breach, passwords and credit card numbers ...


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This is relatively old but we once tried to record my friend's voice and play it as an authentication for his voice detection mechanism. We were able to fool it only 1 time out of 5. Also, we made him speak the authenticating words again when he was talking to someone else and caused him to unlock the phone. The attacker was standing just next to him with ...


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Even a DNA sample can be forced to be inaccurate: it's dangerous, expensive - but it's possible, beleive me. The way you're 100% sure that p and p' are the same person is sign something with your key, not giving any of keys to him, give this signed piece to him and ask him to sign with his key and bring the result with himself. You will be able to verify it ...



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