Jan 192017
 
 January 19, 2017  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Cyrus Farivar reports:

A Minnesota appellate court ruled Tuesday against a convicted burglar who was forced by a lower state court to depress his fingerprint on his seized phone, which unlocked it.

This case, State of Minnesota v. Matthew Vaughn Diamond, marks the latest episode in a string of unrelated cases nationwide that test the limits of digital privacy, modern smartphone-based fingerprint scanners, and constitutional law.

Read more on Ars Technica.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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