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Does Rise of Biometrics Mean a Future Without Anonymity?

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Alan Kramer, founder UPEK

Alan Kramer is the founder of UPEK, a company that invented a biometric method for computer security.

Credit: Nick Lammers/Staff file 2006

Long envisioned as an alternative to remembering scores of computer passwords or lugging around keys to cars, homes and businesses, technology that identifies people by their faces or other physical features finally is gaining traction in the Bay Area and elsewhere, to the dismay of privacy advocates.

From San Jose Mercury News
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