Pay With Your Finger

from the forget-airport-checkins,-ditch-your-wallet dept

All this talk of biometrics has been focused on the security industry. But how about a useful version of biometrics that will let people pay for stuff with their fingerprint? Apparently, this is pretty close to becoming a reality. The company plans to roll out a trial with a California fast food restaurant (In N Out?). I'm sure the privacy folks wonder what sort of privacy policy these guys will put in place, or will we be reading about how the next potential terrorist was caught after he tried to fingerprint his way to a Big Mac?

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