US Federal Court rules that individuals can not be ordered to use their biometric data to unlock digital devices

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A California federal judge has ruled that law enforcement may not compel suspects to unlock devices with biometric identifiers, including fingerprint or iris scans, calling the practice unconstitutional. (U.S. v. Search, case number 4:19-mj-70053, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California).

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