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How the History of Biometrics Informs Its Future

Israel’s and the UK’s decisions regarding biometric ID reveal major differences in how countries and social movements view this technology.
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Governments worldwide are increasingly using biometrics to identify their own citizens. To Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI Fellow Michelle Spektor, this raises interesting questions about how biometric identification (fingerprints and/or facial recognition) impacts the relationship between a state and its citizens, as well as how different states might reach different conclusions about designing and deploying such technologies. 

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