Do You Own Your Own Fingerprints?
These days, many of us regularly feed pieces of ourselves into machines for convenience and security. Our fingerprints unlock our smartphones, and companies are experimenting with more novel biometric markers—voice, heartbeat, grip—as ID for banking and other transactions. But there are almost no laws in place to control how companies use such information. Nor is it clear what rights people have to protect scans of their retinas or the contours of their face from cataloging by the private sector. Blooomberg Businessweek's Dune Lawrence has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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29:58 - Bloomberg Surveillance hosted by Francine Lacqua and David Gura. Guests include Gary Shilling of A Gary Shilling & Co., Christopher Sims of Princeton University, and Jonathan Portes of King's College London. (Source: Bloomberg)