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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

US Shows a ‘Concerning Lack of Regard For the Privacy of People’s Biometrics’

When it comes to the extensive and invasive use of biometric data, the USA is one of the worst offenders in the world, faring only slightly better than China. According to research conducted by Comparitech, which rated 50 countries according to how, where and why biometrics were taken and how they are stored, the U.S. ranked as the fourth worst country. Topping the list is China, followed by Malaysia and Pakistan.

Details may be found in an article by Mark Wyciślik-Wilson in the BetaNews web site at: https://betanews.com/2019/12/04/biometric-data-by-country/.

Categories: Offline Privacy & Security, Online Privacy & Security

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