Cops can’t force you to unlock phone with face or fingerprint scan

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Being forced by police to unlock your smartphone with your face or fingerprint is illegal, a California judge recently ruled. Previous U.S. judges had ruled that cops could use biometric data to make you unlock your device, but not your passcode. The newest ruling could be a landmark case for protecting the privacy of citizens, […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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