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« on: October 31, 2014, 03:00:23 pm »

U.S. court rules that phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, but fingerprints aren’t

While Touch ID makes sense for most of us as a secure and convenient way to protect our phones, there is one group of people who may want to stick to good old-fashioned passcodes: criminals. A Virginia District Court has ruled that while phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, which says that those […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=9to5mac.com&blog=22754319&post=349993&subd=9to5mac&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1" />

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