An Encryption Fight At Your Fingertips
Biometrics ▶ Law enforcement can open a print-locked phone with a warrant ▶ Magistrate judges “could be the last line of defense”
The FBI’S feud with Apple over access to Syed Farook’s iphone might never have happened if the San Bernardino, Calif., shooter had been carrying a 5S or newer. For the 250 million phones sold around the world with fingerprint authentication since 2013, law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them.
With minimal litigation on the