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Workers Push Back as Companies Gather Fingerprints and Retina Scans

Your fingerprints are your own, but employees worry about losing control as companies increasingly use biometric data in the workplace

3/27/2019 8:00:00 PM

Your fingerprints are your own, but employees worry about losing control as companies increasingly use biometric data in the workplace

Employees are challenging the increased use of fingerprint and facial scans by companies for security purposes and personnel management.

March 27, 2019 10:52 a.m. ETAs more companies track their workers with fingerprint and facial scans, employees are increasingly challenging firms in court over how that biometric data gets used and stored.Scores of lawsuits have been filed following a recent state Supreme Court ruling in Illinois, which has the most stringent privacy law protecting such information in the U.S. The suits assert that employees weren’t told what would happen to their biometric data and that it is being put at risk.

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The ridges on your fingers are your own, as is the rest of your body. The impressions those ridges make are information to whomever 'reads' them. Same w/ retinal images. It's the physical harm done w/ that or any information that should be of concern to everyone. In the age of Hacking, what could go wrong?

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