Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Sep 2017 21:56 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption

If you value the security of your data - your email, social media accounts, family photos, the history of every place you've ever been with your phone - then I recommend against using biometric identification.

Instead, use a passcode to unlock your phone.

Can't argue with that - especially in place where law enforcement often takes a... Liberal approach to detainees.

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by ilovebeer on Thu 14th Sep 2017 14:39 UTC in reply to "RE: Well ..."
ilovebeer
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That's where I side on this issue. To me it's 100% principle and rights. There has to be a line drawn between the people and those who are supposed to `serve & protect` us. Law enforcement should never have absolute power or control to invade what's most private and sensitive unless there's true reasonable cause. Human beings simply don't do well when privacy is absent. I could never justify police abuse of power by saying `if you have nothing to hide, you shouldn't have a problem with it`. Yes, you should have a problem with it! A HUGE one! That kind of stuff is the exact opposite of what a democratic society is supposed to be.

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