Biometric Banking: Iris Scanners Coming to ATMs, Developed by Company Accused of Election Fraud

Biometric-Security-Systems-shutterstock_118793329By Kevin Samson

Regular readers will be aware of our ongoing chronicle covering the increasing use of biometrics in a range of security measures from standard police use, to travel, to banking.

The video below makes the same plea to embrace new technology that is always heard when discussing a solution to the very real threat of identity theft. However, it is worth noting that in this case the company which is developing the solution is Diebold.  This is the company that has been charged with hacking democracy during an investigation into bribery, fraud, and a “worldwide pattern of criminal conduct.”

Diebold’s latest solution involves registering transactions with your smartphone, then having your iris scanned at the ATM. Major banks such as Citigroup have begun testing.

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Kevin Samson writes for ActivistPost.com. This article may be freely shared in part or in full with author attribution and source link.

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