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[liberationtech] iPhone 5S Fingerprint and Records (Was: iPhone5S and 5th amendment)

Rodrigo Fernos rfernos at
Tue Sep 10 16:40:34 PDT 2013

 Interesting suggestion.  (Do note that supposedly the device will read
'deep in the epidermis', through various skin layers. This suggests that a
life size image of fingerprint might not actually work.)


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 5:54 PM, Scott Elcomb <psema4 at> wrote:

> Starting a new thread - it's related but a slightly different topic.
> Despite having several devices with fingerprint scanners, I've never used
> one.
> With the release of iPhone 5S and all the discussion around it, I'm
> curious if fingerprints on file with various Law Enforcement agencies
> could be printed out or otherwise used to unlock devices detained at
> border crossings or during other investigations?
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