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Re: Court Forces Fingerprint Phone Unlock



On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 05:49:02PM +0000, jim bell wrote:
>  From: John <jnn@synfin.org>
> On July 26, 2016 3:08:25 AM EDT, grarpamp <grarpamp@gmail.com> wrote:
> >http://9to5mac.com/2016/07/25/touch-id-fingerprint-fbi-law/
> >
> > A second federal judge has ruled that a suspect can be compelled to
> >unlock their iPhone using their fingerprint in order to give
>
>Use a long PIN for your encrypted phone. I've abided by this, despite
>the extreme convenience of the fingerprint scanner,  since I first
>read about >the 2014 case you referenced..   John
> 
> 
> There's another set of possibilities.  Usually, a person has 10
> fingers.  They can presumably be scanned in two different axes

Um ... I think that's called "chopping" with two different axes - but
fingers are so small, and axes so sharp (compared with splitters
anyhow), that -one- axe is probably enough.