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Cops Can’t Force People to Unlock Their Phones With Biometrics, Court Rules

by Rhett Jones, Gizmodo

A federal judge in California has ruled that law enforcement can’t compel a suspect to unlock their phone with a fingerprint or face recognition. Combined with a previous court ruling that held police cannot force a suspect to tell them their password, we’re getting some clarity on the future of search and seizure in the United States.

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