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Biometric Technology 20 Years After 9/11 – Opportunities and Threats
 
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University of Warsaw
Publication date: 2022-04-01
 
Studia Politologiczne 2022;63
 
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The aim of the article is to present the development of biometric technology as a consequence of 9/11 terrorist attacks in the USA and issuing the PATRIOT ACT in 2001. Nowadays biometric technology is popular not only in the public security area (e.g. criminal data bases, face recognition surveillance systems) but is also used in everyday life (e.g. smartphones with touch ID/face recognition). The article shows both sides of biometric devices utilization: advantages and potential negative consequences for individuals.
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